Definition of "yeas" []

  • Plural form of yea. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yeas" in a sentence
  • "It is a smooth proceeding to take a vote in this body; it takes less than half an hour to call the yeas and nays and reject the treaty."
  • "Mr. SMITH (of S.C.) declared his intention of calling the yeas and nays, if gentlemen persisted in pressing the question."
  • "Mr. Fitzsimons (of Penn.) did not recollect whether he moved or seconded the motion, but if he had, he should not withdraw it on account of the threat of calling the yeas and nays."