wis

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verb \ˈwis\

Definition of wis

archaic

  1. :  know

Origin and Etymology of wis

by misdivision from iwis (understood as I wis, with wis taken to be an archaic present indicative of 1wit)


Wis

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variants: or

Wisc

Definition of Wis

  1. Wisconsin

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