Aged she seemed, incredibly old, wizen, dried; though with these people who can tell of age?
And, if he mentioned who he was, could not the wizen man by his side help him to get at them?
There 's a young feller 'round here, Betsy, as wants ter look out fer his wizen.
On the contrary, Dallas' evident interest in the stranger had stirred the unnatural jealousy in her father's wizen brain.
His blinking eyes were steady, and his wizen face had become suddenly composed.
Though his face was wizen, the leanness of his body had no appearance of weakness, but rather every sign of strength.
I'll twist that wizen gullet of hers the next time she shows her ugly black face here!
Another little girl was heard to say she would slit her sister's wisdom—a slip, no doubt, for wizen.
His fingers crooked, his body in a bow, his wizen, cruel face pallid in the ghostly light.
Duke: Askin' yer pardon, Captain, bein' as it was me as smelled him out, won 't yer let me slit his wizen?
Old English wisnian, weosnian "to wither," cognate with Old Norse visna, Old High German wesanen "to dry up, shrivel, wither;" German verwesen "to decay, rot." Related: Wizened.