American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. First and third person singular present tense of wit2.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. First and third persons singular indicative present of wit.
- v. archaic To know.
- v. First-person singular simple present form of wit.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wit.
- interj. what (humorous misspelling intended to mimic certain working class accents)
GNU Webster's 1913
- Representing pronunciation. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English wat, from Old English wāt. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Ye see a notorious exchange of the construction, and application of the words in this: _I wot what I meane_; and _I meane what I wot_, and in the other, _company the knaue Carrier_, and _carrie a knaue in your company_.”
“Christian Bale IS an awesome actor and everybody can appreciate an artist doing well or wot is required of him or her in their craft.”
“You oughtn't to get mix'd up in wot didn't concern you!”
“Joe Barnes -- as that's the name wot you was known by in England -- I'm _determined_ to get that 'ere purse.”
“I don't kno yet wether I'd better axcept his offer to become a pollytishun, cos I've got my mind set on the jurnerlistick perfesshun, and its bout the eesiest way to mak a fortune and a name wot I culd get.”
“Eyetalian Prince by dis time, wid a title wot ud reach across dis room an 'jewels ter match, "and The Croak looked at his friend in undisguised admiration.”
“Have watched it happen to many a man low on totem pole, and to me too but that sounds like paranoia, others see it but act like gnu when the lion decides to a mothers calf and stand around bleeting “wot is ‘appening to me kid””
“Look' ere, 'ses Ginger,' are you going to tell me in plain English wot it's all about, or are you not? ”
“Dean, aka wot we renaemed himsDeanie Baby, the cat weir katsittink for, goes MEEP!”
“I remember the Lancers at baseball, and a young gunner sitting on a limber, licking his pencil and writing to the dictation of a farrier-sergeant with his arm in a sling: "... an 'tell Sammy' is Dad 'as got a Sikh sword wot' e shall 'ave if' e's bin good, an 'a silk shawl for' is Mum - stay, make that 'is dear Mum an' my best gel ...”
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Silly stereotypical Britishisms.
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