Wearish
Wearish Wear"ish, a. [Etymol. uncertain, but perhaps akin to weary.] [1913 Webster] 1. Weak; withered; shrunk. [Obs.] ``A wearish hand.'' --Ford. [1913 Webster]

A little, wearish old man, very melancholy by nature. --Burton. [1913 Webster]

2. Insipid; tasteless; unsavory. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Wearish as meat is that is not well tasted. --Palsgrave. [1913 Webster]


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