Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Scotch form of wise.

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Examples

  • Woeser used her two blogs - oser. tibetcul.net and blog. daqi.com/weise - to post her poems and essays about Tibetan culture, as well as articles written by her husband, Wang Lixiong, an independent Chinese writer.

    Boing Boing: July 30, 2006 - August 5, 2006 Archives

  • Others whom he got to know included Finbright, Byway, Zoomboy, and the weise Frau Allhealer.

    Ensign Flandry

  • Steps were taken immediately the Germans had successfully completed the invasion of a foreign country, or had occupied a considerable part of it, to put into force the requirements and restrictions which weise already applicable to Jews in the Reich.

    Commandant of Auschwitz

  • Dan ihr must viel gebrauchen daz weise von Ganze und

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • Sapienter (Psallieret weise) (Freiburg im Br, 1905), II, 294-331, an extensive account of the mystical and liturgical uses of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Lock-weise, fluttering forth hopefully to find a "dear companion."

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • He sets the silver horn to his lips and gaily blowing the Lock-weise starts up the mountain and is lost among the swirling sanguine smoke-clouds.

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • He places the horn to his lips and sounds the cheery _Lock-weise_ (lure-call) over and over, with long sustained notes between the calls, during which he looks up at the bird, to see how he likes it.

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • He has returned to the Lock-weise, and is repeating it with obstinate persistence, a-mind not to stop until the companion his lonesomeness yearns for shall have answered him when a bellowing sound behind him makes him face about.

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • Sundry epigrams had also come over to us; among others, the characterization of the three German Emperors: the first William as ` ` Der greise Kaiser, '' the Emperor Frederick as ` ` Der weise Kaiser, '' and the second William as ` ` Der Reise Kaiser ''; and there were unpleasant murmurs regarding sundry trials for petty treason.

    [Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White

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