weest

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English westen, from Old English wēstan (to lay waste, ravage), from Proto-Germanic *wōstijaną (to waste, devastate), from Proto-Indo-European *wāst- (empty, void). Cognate with Scots wast, weist (to waste), German wüsten (to waste, squander). More at waste.

Verb[edit]

weest (third-person singular simple present weests, present participle weesting, simple past and past participle weested)

  1. (transitive, UK dialectal, Northern England) To waste.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From wee +‎ -est.

Adjective[edit]

weest

  1. superlative form of wee: most wee

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

weest

  1. plural imperative of zijn
  2. plural imperative of wezen
  3. second-person (gij) singular past indicative of wijzen