from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of wit2.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of wit.
- v. To know, be aware of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. Knew.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A spurious word, improperly used as present indicative (wists) of wit.
- n. Preterit of wit.
The language, too, is not obtrusively archaic as it is in Chatterton and some of the Spenserians; at most an occasional "wist" or "eftsoons"; now and then a light accent, in ballad fashion, on the final syllable of a rime-word like mariner or countrie.
Amphillis, not you, and make sure that she wist which is she.
Finally, many (if not most) of the questions are poorly translated into English such that there is one typo ( "wist" instead of "fist"), idiosyncratic word usage, and several unclear meanings.
But any two consenting adults who wist to enter into this civil institution should be allowed to, in my opinion.
May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm iz fak toe ree re-furb stil, win xp but lotsa bellz an wist holes
"And I am actually quite efficient," she said wist fully to Hal as he watched her groom Valiant in the grassy paddock the evening before leaving for Hampton Court.
The New York Times described the album as having "a mood of edgy, sophisticated wist - fulness."
The wist at the end not in the movie comes when someone tells Gort, the robot that we Earthlings never meant to harm his master.
I use the wist method on mine.every week or so I open the battery compartment and turn over the batteries in the holder in my hearing device the batteries do not last long, but with this method I get a week or so more life out of a pair of AAA's maruawe42
I bet you play a good hand od wist, too, or is that whishful thinking?