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wis

[wis] /wɪs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Archaic.
1.
to know.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; by false analysis of iwis as I wis I know; see wit2

Wis.

1.
Also, Wisc.
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British Dictionary definitions for wis

wis

/wɪs/
verb
1.
(archaic) to know or suppose (something)
Word Origin
C17: a form derived from iwis, mistakenly interpreted as I wis I know, as if from Old English witan to know

Wis.

abbreviation
1.
Wisconsin
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Related Abbreviations for wis

Wis.

  1. Wisconsin
  2. Wisdom of Solomon
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