Definitions of YO

  1. The; a contraction in which y represents the Anglo- Saxon character for th; sometimes incorrectly pronounced like the pronoun ye.

Usage examples for YO

  1. They followed him with their eyes; they scarce knew that Hook had resumed his song, his dogs joining in with him: 'Yo ho, yo ho, the scratching cat, Its tails are nine, you know, And when they're writ upon your back- What was the last line will never be known, for of a sudden the song was stayed by a dreadful screech from the cabin. – Peter and Wendy by James Matthew Barrie
  2. Yo lo vi entre estas flores Con gran hato de ganado Con su cayado real. – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  3. 10 " Yo- ho, my boys!" – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  4. Come along, yo- o- i, along here! – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  5. " I tank yo better let him bay," Nels answered, the least bit sharply. – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  6. As the men pushed with a will at the capstan bars, and the ship drew toward her anchor, some one struck up a song that ran somewhat as follows: A bucklin' wind and a swashin' tide, Yo ho, ho, boys, yo ho, ho! – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  7. Yo, bad water, ' said Taffy. – Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  8. It's none o' yo affair, I reckon! – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  9. Aw could like yo to do a bit o' summat for us. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  10. Yo no soy un pato. – Libro segundo de lectura by Ellen M. Cyr
  11. The old man in charge at the fawi says: " Cha- kay'- yo fo'- so- mi ma- pay- ing'- an. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  12. " Mas'r Charley has rid to Raleigh, Sah," said he; " but he done lef' this fo' me to han' to yo"- extending the letter. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  13. The first is this: are you in communication with my father concerning mining stock known as Yo Espero? – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  14. G'long, yo- pore white trash! – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  15. " Yo 'member good, Cunnel. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  16. I'll bring 'im heah, ef yo wait, seh. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  17. I wer only tellin' the stooard hyar an' Cholly ez how yo agreed with me ez this wer a durned onlocky craft, an' bound to meet with misfortun' arter all thet's come an' gone aboord. – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  18. Yo never knowd her, Mr. Penrose. – Lancashire Idylls (1898) by Marshall Mather
  19. What can I do fur yo, seh? – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott