from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Obsolete A living being; a creature.
- adj. Archaic Valorous; brave.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Brave, valorous, strong.
- adj. Strong; stout; active.
- n. A living creature, especially a human being.
- n. A being of one of the Nine Worlds of heathen belief, especially a nature spirit, elf or ancestor.
- n. A ghost or other supernatural entity.
- n. A wraith-like creature.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Swift; nimble; agile; strong and active.
- n. Weight.
- n. A whit; a bit; a jot.
- n. A supernatural being.
- n. A human being; a person, either male or female; -- now used chiefly in irony or burlesque, or in humorous language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having warlike prowess; valiant; courageous; strong and active; agile; nimble; swift.
- n. A person, whether male or female; a human being: as, an unlucky wight.
- n. A preternatural, unearthly, or uncanny creature; an elf, sprite, witch, or the like.
- n. A space of time; a whit; a while.
- n. A Middle English form of weight.
- n. See wite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel
- n. a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
The unfortunate wight is the one who can take many glasses without betraying a sign, who must take numerous glasses in order to get the "kick."
Meantime the hump of that awful bump Into the heavens contrived to get To so great a height that they called the wight The man with the minaret.
The wight is a stranger, never before did I see him about this quarter or this street.
Or you could use Wraith, but the words wight and wraith have identical meanings in fantasy literature.
Nor was he ever really himself until he felt the mellow warmth of the vine singing in his blood He was an artist, it is true, always an artist; but somehow, sober the high pitch and lilt went out of his thought-processes and he was prone to be as deadly dull as a British Sunday — not dull as other men are dull, but dull when measured by the sprightly wight that
That's about 220 live wight, very big for a PA mountain deer.
Yes | No | Report from gman3186 wrote 1 day 48 min ago johnycakes i hunt in isle of wight county
Nowadays, I love watching & listening to some open air music festivals (like the Gladstonbury festival, the Isle of wight Festival) ... in the comfort of my home!
Yes | No | Report from gman3186 wrote 25 weeks 6 days ago as a matter of fact i hunt in isle of wight county born and raised in windsor virginia which is in isle of wight county im glad someone pointed out the fact about the dogs i dont belong to a club but still shoot the deer they run to me.
Chaucer once wrote “He was a very parfait gentil knight, who never yet no villanie ne said unto no manner wight.”
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