To look yellow ; to be jealous.
I happened to call on Mr. Green, who was out: on coming home, and finding me with his wife, he began to look confounded blue, and was, I thought, a little yellow.
- yellow belly
A native of the Fens of Licoinshire ; an allusion to the eels caught there.
- yellow boys
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.