yea

adv.

  1. Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.
  2. More than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2.

n.

  1. An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.