Weet
Weet \Weet\, v. i. [imp. {Wot}.] [See {Wit} to know.] To know; to wit. [Obs.] --Tyndale. Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Weet — Weet, a. & n. Wet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weet — (v.) 1540s, from M.E. weten, variant of witen (see WIT (Cf. wit) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • weet — peet·weet; weet·less; weet; un·weet·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • weet — I. ˈwēt verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English weten, alteration of witen more at wit archaic : know I bind on pain of punishment the world to weet we stand up peerless Shakespea …   Useful english dictionary

  • weet — verb Etymology: Middle English weten, alteration of witen more at wit Date: 14th century archaic know …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weet — verb /wiːt/ To know …   Wiktionary

  • weet — I Mawdesley Glossary wet. II North Country (Newcastle) Words to rain, to wet; n slight rain, wet weather …   English dialects glossary

  • weet —  , wite  nimble, swift. N. Used also in that sense in the South …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Weet-Bix — is the name of high fibre breakfast cereal biscuits manufactured in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa by Sanitarium Health Food Company. The name is probably a derivative of wheat bricks or wheat biscuits and as such the plural for Weet… …   Wikipedia

  • Weet-weet — n. [So called from its piping cry when disturbed.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The common European sandpiper. (b) The chaffinch. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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