The acres of Kilcolman offered no delights to “the wight forlore, forgotten in that waste.”
The yacht, as we before observed, was bound to Cowes, in the Isle of wight.
But for the most part they will not light on foot with young knights, for they are wight and strongly armed.
He was formally arrested by wight and committed for trial by the Inspector.
"The lights at the corner of the wight are just made," he hurriedly went on.
What wight have you to cwout yourthelf into a theat bethide a gentleman, thir?
However, this served the purpose of Constable wight, who rode out to the camp and arrested the man, explosives and all.
Your note of July 27th has just reached me in the Isle of wight.
And coffee went cold, and bacon fat congealed, from the Isle of wight to Hexham, while the latest rumours were being swallowed.
Oh for one hour of Wallace wight Or well-skilled Bruce to rule the fight.
Old English wiht "living being, creature," from Proto-Germanic *wekhtiz (cf. Old Saxon wiht "thing, demon," Dutch wicht "a little child," Old High German wiht "thing, creature, demon," German Wicht "creature, infant," Old Norse vettr "thing, creature," Swedish vätte "spirit of the earth, gnome," Gothic waihts "something"). The only apparent cognate outside Germanic is Old Church Slavonic vešti "a thing." Not related to the Isle of Wight, which is from Latin Vectis (c.150), originally Celtic, possibly meaning "place of the division."