Wiseling Wise"ling, n. One who pretends to be wise; a wiseacre; a witling. --Donne. [1913 Webster]

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  • wiseling — wise·ling …   English syllables

  • wiseling — ˈwīzliŋ, lēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: wise (II) + ling archaic : wiseacre, witling …   Useful english dictionary

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