Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To blame; reproach; twit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To speak reproachfully of; to twit; to upbraid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, obsolete To blame; reproach; twit.

Etymologies

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From Middle English atwiten, from Old English ætwītan ("to reproach with, censure, taunt, blame, upbraid"), equivalent to at- +‎ wite. More at twit.

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