Wite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wite Blame; reproach.
    • v. t Wite To reproach; to blame; to censure; also, to impute as blame. "Though that I be jealous, wite me not.""There if that I misspeak or say, Wite it the ale of Southwark, I you pray."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wite To observe; keep; guard; preserve; protect.
    • wite l. To impute (to one) as a fault; blame for; blame (that): governing directly a noun or clause, and taking an indirect object in the dative.
    • wite To impute wrong to; find fault with; blame; censure.
    • n wite Blame; censure; reproach; fault.
    • n wite Punishment; penalty; mulct; fine: in old Eng. criminal law, a fine paid to the king or other lord in respect of an offense.
    • wite To go.
    • n wite An obsolete form of wit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Wite wīt (Spens.) to blame, to reproach
    • n Wite (Spens.) blame, reproach
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. wītan,; akin to D. wijten, G. verweisen, Icel. vīta, to mulct, and E. wit,; cf. AS. wītan, to see, L. animadvertere, to observe, to punish. . See Wit (v.)

Usage

In literature:

Wouldn't I look funny in wite pants, an' one o' dem dinky, little 'Willie-off-de-yacht' lids?
"The Mucker" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
I'll WITE to my ambassador, as sure as my name's Fakenham of Fakenham.
"Barry Lyndon" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Wite till yer arsked.
"Paste Jewels" by John Kendrick Bangs
He's one ob dem young wite sort wat lubs de card-table, an' don't scriminate atween ole an' young folks.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
Morruda, yerraba, tundy kin arra, Morruda, yerraba, min yin guiny wite ma la.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
They were called wite- theows.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
I shall wite for yer.
"Liza of Lambeth" by W. Somerset Maugham
Wy, his folks usen ter visit our wite folks.
"Diddie, Dumps & Tot" by Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle
Therefore the 'wite trash' must be eliminated.
"Continental Monthly , Vol I, Issue I, January 1862" by Various
Just wite till we get on the other side!
"Kitchener's Mob" by James Norman Hall
Yeth, I even believe he forced Hen to wite that letter.
"Afloat" by Alan Douglas
She wont look at a wite man now.
"Among the Pines" by James R. Gilmore
It's meller Wite up there!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Dar ain' nuttin er de po' wite trash in de look er him, is dar?
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
Turned 'is 'air wite, sir.
"Mr. Punch's After-Dinner Stories"
Dominie, it's a' my wite!
"The Little Minister" by J. M. Barrie
The gent gives 'im five bob and says: 'Wite 'ere for me, cabby.
"A Mysterious Disappearance" by Gordon Holmes
Shall I wite out the challenge, or would yaw pwefer to do it yawself?
"The Child Wife" by Mayne Reid
An' ye hae na come naar her this three month come Saubith, for a' the wite ye hae wrocht her.
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
He letethe me wite that he wylle be wel governed in tyme commyng.
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
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In poetry:

Nen she telled me hug wite close
Round her neck!--an' off she goes
Skippin' up the street! An' nen
Purty soon I'm home again.
"The Runaway Boy" by James Whitcomb Riley
He lifted a stane sax feet in height,
He lifted it up till his right knee,
And fifty yards and mair I'm sure,
I wite he made the stane to flee.
"The Little Wee Man" by Henry Morley

In news:

Before your first tribute tattoo, the only way to express your devotion to certain bands was to write their name in Wite-Out on your middle school JanSport.
Armed with a handy Correction Kit – including an array of Sharpies, chalk, and the "elixir of correction" (Wite-Out) – they spotted 437 typos and were able to fix 236 of them.
They used a Sharpie and some Wite-Out to correct a couple of typos on a sign at the Grand Canyon.
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In science:

Step 2: Use a membership test to determine which solutions of Tite are isolated and set Wite to be the union of W and isolated solutions of Tite .
Combinatorial Excess Intersection
Step 3: Output Wite and #Wite OR repeat steps 1 − 3 by making a different choice of γ in the hite -homotopy.
Combinatorial Excess Intersection
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