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Part of speech:

Y was used as a prefix by many old writers, without, however, increasing or modifying the meaning of the word; it has the sound of e, as in y- clad, clad; y- clept, called; y- drad, dreaded; y in such words representing the AS. ge, the general prefix with participles.

Part of speech:

One of the forked pieces which support the pivots of the telescope of a theodolite, and the like- so called from their form.

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