1. very hungry; ravenous ...1531 rare Sc. & Eng. dial.
2. greedy, voracious; eager, anxious ...1896 rare Sc. & Eng. dial.
from yever (adj. greedy, gluttonous, covetous) + -y
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1531 - see EXAMPLE below
"...satt with litill displeseir, and gif thai wer skalit, vtheris, quhilkis wer moir ȝevery [1821 yevery] and tvme, suld lycht in thair rowmes..."
From: The History and Chronicles of Scotland
Written in Latin by Hector Boece
Translated by John Bellenden