yesterday's

[ yes-ter-dey, -dee ]SEE DEFINITION OF yesterday's
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WORD ORIGIN

Old English geostran dæg, from dæg "day" (see day) + geostran "yesterday," from Proto-Germanic *gestra- (cf. Old High German gestaron, German gestern "yesterday," Old Norse gær "tomorrow, yesterday," Gothic gistradagis "tomorrow"), originally "the other day" (reckoned from "today," either backward or forward), from PIE *ghes (cf. Sanskrit hyah, Avestan zyo, Persian di, Greek khthes, Latin heri, Old Irish indhe, Welsh doe "yesterday;" Latin hesternus "of yesterday").

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