wisht

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wisht (comparative wishter, superlative wishtest)

  1. (Cornwall, Devon) Sickly, weak.
    • 1897, Eden Phillpotts, Lying Prophets:
      “'Tweer wisht days for me, Mister Jan. I be such a poor lass in brains, an' I could awnly think of trouble 'cause I loved 'e so true. 'Tedn' like the same plaace when you'm away. Then I thot you'd gone right back to Lunnon, an' I judged my heart 'ud break for 'e, I did.”

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wisht

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of wish
    • Vicars, Virgil
      Great Tuscane dames, as she their towns past by, / Wisht her their daughter-in-law, but frustrately.

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