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Young

(yŭng),
Hugh H., U.S. urologist, 1870-1945. See: Young prostatic tractor.

Young

(yŭng),
William John, 20th-century Australian biochemist. See: Harden-Young ester.

Young

(yŭng),
Thomas, English physician and physicist, 1773-1829. See: Young modulus, Young rule, Young-Helmholtz theory of color vision.

young

(yŭng)
adj. younger, youngest
Being in an early period of life, development, or growth.
n.
Offspring; brood: a lioness with her young.

young′ness n.
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A fair young girl, very simply dressed, sat at some distance from her companions, working bravely and seeming to be in dread of some mishap.
The young man drew from his pocket a second letter, presented it to the cardinal, and took his seat.
The young lady paused in front of his bench, near the parapet of the garden, which overlooked the lake.
Yes," said the countess when the brightness these young people had brought into the room had vanished; and as if answering a question no one had put but which was always in her mind, "and how much suffering, how much anxiety one has had to go through that we might rejoice in them now
But at that moment, Biedenbach, every polite and gentle, said from behind him in a low voice, "Hands up, my young sir.
Now, the old lord, who was a VERY old lord, said nothing, but mumbled and chuckled in a state of great delight, no less with the nuptial bonnets and their wearers, than with his own address in getting such a fine woman for his wife; and the young lady, who was a very lively young lady, seeing the old lord in this rapturous condition, chased the old lord behind a cheval-glass, and then and there kissed him, while Madame Mantalini and the other young lady looked, discreetly, another way.
Well, at 6 o'clock I stood in that house with the young lady I am-- that is, I was--engaged to.
exclaimed the young gentleman, laying his hand upon his sword as my uncle entered the coach.
The young man leant with his elbow upon the window-frame; Montalais took a book and opened it.
Jack Hanley was killed at Marovo Lagoon two months ago," Young announced in his mild voice.
The young man in question made steady progress up the platform.
In geography there is still much to be desired; and a careful and undeviating use of the backboard, for four hours daily during the next three years, is recommended as necessary to the acquirement of that dignified DEPORTMENT AND CARRIAGE, so requisite for every young lady of FASHION.