wite


1wite

verb \ˈwīt\
wit·edwit·ing

Definition of WITE

transitive verb
chiefly Scottish
:  blame

Origin of WITE

Middle English, from Old English wītan; akin to Old High German wīzan to blame, Old English witan to know
First Known Use: before 12th century

2wite

noun

Definition of WITE

chiefly Scottish

First Known Use of WITE

13th century

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