Wrangle vs Yed - What's the difference?

wrangle | yed |


As verbs the difference between wrangle and yed

is that wrangle is to bicker, or quarrel angrily and noisily while yed is (archaic) to speak; sing or yed can be to burrow underground, as a rabbit or mole; also said of miners.

As nouns the difference between wrangle and yed

is that wrangle is an act of wrangling while yed is (archaic) a saying or yed can be a burrow; a hole made by an animal in the ground or yed can be .

wrangle

English

Verb

(wrangl)
  • To bicker, or quarrel angrily and noisily.
  • * Shakespeare
  • For a score of kingdoms you should wrangle .
  • * Addison
  • He did not know what it was to wrangle on indifferent points.
  • to herd horses or other livestock
  • To involve in a quarrel or dispute; to embroil.
  • * Bishop Robert Sanderson
  • When we have wrangled ourselves as long as our wits and strengths will serve us, the honest, downright sober English Protestant will be found in the end the man that walketh in the safest way, and by the surest line.
  • I don't know how, but she managed to wrangle us four front row seats at tonight's game.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * wrangler

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of wrangling.
  • An angry dispute.
  • See also

    * wangle

    yed

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (yedd)
  • (archaic) To speak; sing.
  • To magnify greatly in narration; exaggerate a tale; fib.
  • To contend; wrangle.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A saying.
  • A falsehood; leasing.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l)

    Verb

    (yedd)
  • To burrow underground, as a rabbit or mole; also said of miners.
  • To be associated with a place or locality. (rfex)
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A burrow; a hole made by an animal in the ground.
  • Etymology 4

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year = 1950 , date = December , first = Lee , last = Hoffman , authorlink = , title = Chaos , magazine = Quandry , url = http://fanac.org/fanzines/Quandry/Quandry5-02.html , volume = , issue = 5 , page = 3 , passage = Fandom is a wonderful thing. We used to live in Florida ten years ago. Across the street lived a lad two years older than yed' who had the most wonderful collection of comic books...all of a stf nature. At the ripe old age of eight ' yed was swept to Georgia and the lad with the comics was never heard from. Since entering fandom we thought much of him and wondered if he were not a slan. This morning we learned that he is a member of NFFF and TFSC. Naturally we got a letter off to him. }}
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year = 1952 , date = February , first = Fred J. , last = Robinson , authorlink = , title = Arose By Any Other Name , magazine = Straight Up , url = http://www.gostak.co.uk/FR/SU1.htm , volume = 1 , issue = 1 , page = 1 , passage = All of which sprang (crawled?) from the fertile skull of yed , no doubt it is something in my Radius. }}
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year = 1976 , date = November , first = Lee , last = Hoffman , authorlink = , title = Editorial , magazine = Science-Fiction Five-Yearly , url = http://fanac.org/fanzines/SF_Five_Yearly/sffy6-04.html , volume = , issue = 6 , page = 4 , passage = In preparation for this momentous occasion yed has been browsing past issues of this sterling journal, and it has come to our attention that previous articles by yhos have been devoted largely to bemoaning the multitude of technical problems encountered in production -- the difficulties of duplication, the miseries of mimeography. }}

    Anagrams

    * dye, dey