Weet-weet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Weet-weet A throwing toy, or implement, of the Australian aborigines, consisting of a cigar-shaped stick fastened at one end to a flexible twig. It weighs in all about two ounces, and is about two feet long.
    • n Weet-weet (Zoöl) The common European sandpiper.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called from its piping cry when disturbed

Usage

In literature:

Whaur's the sense of a jaiket that'll no button upon you, if it should come to be weet?
"Weir of Hermiston an unfinished romance" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Laith will the lassie be to weet her bonny shoon, but lang ere the play'll be ower she'll wat her hat aboon.
"Penelope's Experiences in Scotland" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Clever, spicious, and queeck-weeted beyond belif!
"Dead Men Tell No Tales" by E. W. Hornung
I want to gang to the Lord, but I maunna weet Willie Mackay's claes.
"Sir Gibbie" by George MacDonald
It's no a fit nicht for ye to be oot at a', mair by token 'at ye're no the ablest to stan' cauld an' weet.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
O laith, laith, were our gude Scots lords To weet their cork-heel'd shoon!
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)" by Walter Scott
They fret noan; weet or fine, it's all th' same to them.
"Lancashire Idylls (1898)" by Marshall Mather
Then the wind raise up wi' a maen, ('Twas a waefu' wind, an' weet).
"The Haunted Hour" by Various
Aw'm as weet as a sop, to say nowt ov a blister or two.
"Yorksher Puddin'" by John Hartley
So Mike for all he was weet to the skin, set off to look for Amos.
"More Tales of the Ridings" by Frederic Moorman
Not thou would'st brook a foreign lord, I weet, Brave heart, or deign a Teucrian to obey.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
O laith, laith were our gude Scots lords, To weet their cork-heeled shoon!
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
A Scotch mist will weet an Englishman to the skin.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
An' noo the puir soul's left alane Wi' nocht to weet his throttle!
"The Cariboo Trail" by Agnes C. Laut
Whaur's the sense of a jaiket that'll no button upon you, if it should come to be weet?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bending thee 'mang the dewy weet!
"Language of Flowers" by Kate Greenaway
Now you cannot say "Sweetie-weet" in an angry voice.
"Through the Postern Gate" by Florence L. Barclay
Weeting Hall, formerly Lord Montrath's, was also a recent purchase.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Comes the locomotura weet the concrete block down Las Palmas mole.
"For Jacinta" by Harold Bindloss
These are about two miles east of the village of Weeting, on a rising ground.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 110, December 6, 1851" by Various
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In poetry:

"Ik weet dat dood en donker komen
Als dit schel daglicht is gebluscht,
Maar ik wil diepe klare rust
En zonder droomen.
"Lethe" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
"Cauld mould is my covering now,
But and my winding-sheet;
The dew it falls nae sooner down
Than my resting-place is weet.
"Clerk Saunders" by Andrew Lang
"Wat moet ik aldoor zien wat 'k weet?
Al 't reddeloos volbrachte,
Al 't reddeloos gedachte:
Gelijk is wat ik liet en deed!
"Lethe" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Their suerds they drew, an' the fire-flauchts flew,
An' they shiftit wi' fendin feet;
An' the blude ran doon, till the grun a' roun
Like a verra bog was weet.
"The Twa Gordons" by George MacDonald
Ik weet niet wat de' avond zoo stil doet zijn....
Liggen de luide dingen versloten
Achter verzegelde zilveren sloten
Die over de verten genageld zijn?
't Is al zoo zwijgend omneer gegaan
En weggeborgen en afgedaan.
"Avondzwijgen" by Margot Vos
Ik weet niet wat de' avond zoo stil doet zijn....
Komt het van 't zwijgen der wilde merels,
Of van de peinzende sterreperels,
Of doet het de stervende zonneschijn
Die zachtkens zachtkens de kim toespreidt
Zijn vlinderteere doorzichtigheid?
"Avondzwijgen" by Margot Vos

In news:

S weet, petite and super strollable, Alden packs a lot into just a few blocks.
IPath Pure Beta Grains ETN ( WEET ).
Six Agriculture ETFs on a Roll (CORN, GRU, WEET , DIRT).
IPath Pure Beta Grains ETN (WEET).
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In science:

Die invoer is die string p; p → q , genoem die premisse; die afvoer is q , genoem die konklusie; en die horisontale streep en die simbool ∴ dui op die transformasieprosedure ”logiese afleiding”, wat s ˆe dat as ons die bewering ” p ”weet of aanneem, asook ¨as p, dan q ”, dan mag ons die gevolgtrekking ” q ”maak.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Uit die line ˆere algebra weet ons dat ons die matriks BNIE ook soos volg kan kry: Alle ko ¨ordinaatvektore word t.o.v. die ou basis geneem; dan word die beelde (onder die permutasie) van die vier ou basisvektore (in volgorde) se ko ¨ordinaatvektore in die vier kolomme van BNIE−1 = BNIE geplaas.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
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