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archaic of or relating to yesterday: yester sun. Also: yestern
[Old English geostror; related to Old High German gestaron, Gothic gistra, Old Norse ī gǣr]
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(ˈyɛs tər)

adj. Archaic.
of or pertaining to yesterday (usu. used in combination): yesternight.
[1570–80; extracted from yesterday]


a combining form occurring in words that denote a time one period prior to the present period, the nature of the period being specified by the second element of the compound: yesteryear.
(Old English geostran, c. Old High German gestre; akin to Latin hesternus of yesterday]
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Probably she had not touched her dress since yester evening.
The great pavilion brought there yester eve is being raised, and carpenters are busy nailing tiers of seats, while `prentices from London town are there with many-coloured stuffs and silks and cloth of gold and silver.
GUJRANWALA -- The Gepco regional task force and surveillance teams caught 14 power pilferers in crackdown launched to curb electricity theft yester night.
Police confirmed yester day that no-one involved suffered serious injuries.
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ISLAMABAD -- Famous Pakistani film actress of yester years Deeba turned 69 on Tuesday.
KENEFICK Christopher Yester you, yester me, yesterday.
According to the natives, the bridges have totally wretched; ditches are visible and on yester morning an over loaded bus was likely to capsize over Lehtrar road and commuters may become a victim of any severe disaster.
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Police issued missing persons notices yester pleading for the pair to come forward or for any sightings to be called into their missing persons team.