Wear"ish\, a. [Etymol. uncertain, but perhaps akin to weary.]

1. Weak; withered; shrunk. [Obs.] "A wearish hand." --Ford.

A little, wearish old man, very melancholy by nature. --Burton.

2. Insipid; tasteless; unsavory. [Obs.]

Wearish as meat is that is not well tasted. --Palsgrave.
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