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Wis definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WIS, v.t. pret. wist. To think; to suppose; to imagine.

Merriam Webster's

verb Etymology: by misdivision from iwis (understood as I wis, with wis taken to be an archaic present indicative of 1wit) Date: 1508 archaic know

Merriam Webster's

or Wisc abbreviation Wisconsin

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.intr. archaic know well. Etymology: orig. I wis = obs. iwis 'certainly' f. OE gewis, erron. taken as 'I know' and as pres. tense of wist (WIT(2))

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wis Wis, adv. [Aphetic form of iwis, ywis; or fr. Icel. viss certain. See Ywis.] Certainly; really; indeed. [Obs.] ``As wis God helpe me.'' --Chaucer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wis Wis, v. t. [Due to mistaking OE. iwis certain, AS. gewiss, for I wis. See Ywis.] To think; to suppose; to imagine; -- used chiefly in the first person sing. present tense, I wis. See the Note under Ywis. [Obs. or Poetic] ``Howe'er you wis.'' --R. Browning. Nor do I know how long it is (For I have lain entranced, I wis). --Coleridge.



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