Weet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Weet To know; to wit.
    • a. & n Weet Wet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • weet An obsolete form of wit.
    • n weet An obsolete or dialectal form of wit.
    • weet A dialectal form of wet.
    • weet A dialectal form of wight.
    • n weet The peetweet, or common sandpiper. See Tringoides.
    • weet To cry as a weet or peetweet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Weet obsolete form of wit, &c.
    • Weet dialectal form of wet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Wit to know

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
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
Before I saw Australia I had never heard of the "weet-weet" at all.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Knows; the present of the obsolete wit (the infinitive to wit is still use in legal forms), not of weet, as generally stated.
"The Lady of the Lake" by Sir Walter Scott
Before I saw Australia I had never heard of the "weet-weet" at all.
"Following the Equator, Part 3" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Smile if you please at such infant folly, but children often feel more deeply than later years can weet of.
"The Last Of The Barons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
They'n come in rarely for weet weather.
"Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine" by Edwin Waugh
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
An' noo the puir soul's left alane Wi' nocht to weet his throttle!
"The Cariboo Trail" by Agnes C. Laut
This is the most abundant of all the shore birds, and its "peet-weet" is a familiar sound to every country boy.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
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
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:

"If I would help thee now," he said,
"It were a deadly sin,
For I've sworn neir to trust a fair may's word,
Till the water weets her chin."
"Sir Roland" by Andrew Lang
"Be it wind, be it weet, be it hall, be it sleet,
Our ship must sail the faem;
The king's daughter of Noroway,
'Tis we must fetch her hame."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
"Be it wind, be it weet, be it hail, be it sleet,
Our ship must sail the faem,
The king's daughter of Noroway,
'Tis we must fetch her hame."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
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
Ae weet forenicht i the yow-trummle
I saw yon antrin thing.
A watergaw wi its chitterin licht
Ayont the on-ding;
An I thocht o the last wild look ye gied
Afore ye deed!
"The Watergaw" by Hugh MacDiarmid
Ja, valsch en bedrieglijk, met doornen bezwaard,
Met neevlen omsluierd, is 't leven op aard:
Toch weet ik een hoekjen, dat Eden beschaamt,
Door de Englen HET LAND VAN DE LIEFDE genaamd.
"Het Land Der Liefde" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate

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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