iwis

adverb
\ ē-ˈwis How to pronounce iwis (audio) , ī-\

Definition of iwis

archaic
: surely

First Known Use of iwis

12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for iwis

Middle English, from Old English gewis certain; akin to Old High German giwisso certainly, Old English witan to know — more at wit

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I wouldn't bet on it

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