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denizen commented on the word uisht
It means "Be quiet!".
August 22, 2008
spidershanks commented on the word uisht
In Scots, a word meaning "Be quiet" is usually spelled as wheest or whist. It is a favoured word of bad-tempered school teachers in particular...
sionnach commented on the word uisht
I think in Ireland, we spell this "Wisht!" (whist being a card game).
There is also a similar word "Wisha", or "Whisha", which I associate with a kind of melancholy longing that the world were other than it is.
bilby commented on the word uisht
I say this. I don't know where I picked it up.
August 23, 2008
September 5, 2008
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