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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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Billington, and dance like Hillisberg or Parisot; and embroider beautifully; and spell as well as a Dixonary itself; but she had such a kindly, smiling, tender, gentle, generous heart of her own, as won the love of everybody who came near her, from Minerva herself down to the poor girl in the scullery, and the one-eyed tart-woman's daughter, who was permitted to vend her wares once a week to the young ladies in the Mall.
But Young John had never taken courage to make the declaration; and it was principally on these occasions that he had returned excited to the tobacco shop, and flown at the customers.
I had a good constitution from my mother, and I was never strained when I was young, so that I had a better chance than many horses who have been worked before they came to their full strength.
'My uncle swore a great oath that he never would marry anybody else, and the young lady drew in her head, and pulled up the window.
The young man leant with his elbow upon the window-frame; Montalais took a book and opened it.
The conversation became general, and just before Young left to go on board Joan asked, -
Dunster appreciated all these things, but there were reasons which made him slow in granting the young man's request.
It was worth while, truly," added the young man with a melancholy smile, "to make war against the English for ten years, and to die in his bed at last, like everybody else."
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.
yes, my lord," said the young man, with such peculiar emphasis that the cardinal felt a shudder run through every vein.
"That she is the sort of young lady who expects a man, sooner or later, to carry her off?"
But I know I am no use anywhere except in the army; I am not a diplomat or a government clerk.- I don't know how to hide what I feel." As he spoke he kept glancing with the flirtatiousness of a handsome youth at Sonya and the young lady visitor.