wis

wis

[wis]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object) Archaic.
to know.

Origin:
1500–10; by false analysis of iwis as I wis I know; see wit2

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wis (wɪs)
 
vb
archaic to know or suppose (something)
 
[C17: a form derived from iwis, mistakenly interpreted as I wis I know, as if from Old English witan to know]

Wis.
 
abbreviation for
Wisconsin

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Wis.
  1. Wisconsin

  2. Wisdom of Solomon

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