'tis

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\ˈtiz, (ˌ)tiz, təz\

Definition of 'tis

  1. :  it is

Origin and Etymology of 'tis

contraction


'TIS Defined for Kids

'tis

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\ˈtiz\

Definition of 'tis for Students

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


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