'tis

contraction
\ˈtiz, (ˌ)tiz, təz\

Definition of 'tis 

: it is

First Known Use of 'tis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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'tis

\ˈtiz \

Kids Definition of 'tis

: it is “There 'tis again! Didn't you hear it?”— Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer

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