from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Archaic A second person singular past tense of be.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Second-person singular simple past tense indicative of be.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The second person singular of the verb be, in the indicative mood, imperfect tense; -- now used only in solemn or poetical style. See was.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See was.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of waist.


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