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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Yearnings \Yearn"ings\, n. pl. [Cf. AS. geirnan, geyrnan, to rum. See 4th Earn.] The maws, or stomachs, of young calves, used as a rennet for curdling milk. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]