What does the word yawn mean?

Usage examples for yawn

  1. The next night Philip went to bed earlier than usual, saying, with a yawn, as he took the light to go up stairs, " How sleepy I am!" – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  2. And oh, and oh, I am certain, sure, neither of us will yawn! – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  3. That ought to shake him a good bit, and perhaps he'd begin to yawn. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade

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