from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Archaic form of wizard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See wizard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of wizard.


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  • I dunno, the "wisard of os" :D I suppose it would be possible to pronounce it like Dave-Ose rhymes with nose too...

    WiC on Television Zombies podcast

  • Now these two lines consist in a senseless plagiarism from the counterfeited madness of Edgar in Lear, who, in imitation of the gypsy incantations, puns on the old word mair, a hag; and the no less senseless adoption of Dryden's forest fiend, and the wisard stream by which Milton, in his Lycidas, so finely characterizes the spreading

    Biographia Literaria


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