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ye pseudo-archaic term for the. In origin this is a graphic variant; in late Middle English the letter þ (see thorn) came to be written identically with y, so that the could be written ye. This spelling (usually ye) was kept as a convenient abbreviation in handwriting down to the 19th century, and in printers' types during the 15th and 16th centuries, but it was never pronounced as ‘ye’.

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ye1 / / • pron. [second person pl.] archaic or dial. plural form of thou1 : gather ye rosebuds, while ye may.ye2 / yē; [voicedth]ē/ • adj. pseudo-archaic term for the: Ye Olde Bookshoppe.

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ye1 (arch. and joc., dial.) nom. pl. of 2nd pers. pron. OE. ġē̌ = OS. gi, ge (Du. gij), OHG. ir (G. ihr), ON. ér (:- *jēr).

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ye

ye2 late writing of þe THE1.

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YE

YE British vehicle registration for London (central)
• Your Excellency

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