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 Xu’ry.Y. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Y.
 
A letter resembling “y” was the Anglo-Saxon character for th (hard); hence ye, yt, ys, etc., are sometimes made to stand for the, that, this.   1
 


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