'tis


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'tis

 (tĭz)
Contraction of it is.

'tis

(tɪz)
contraction of
it is

'tis

(tɪz)
a contraction of it is.
References in classic literature ?
Sure, 'tis no beauty, but ye hold the palm of me hand.
His name," says the palmist, thoughtful looking, "is not spelled out by the lines, but they indicate 'tis a long one, and the letter 'o' should be in it.
Look you, Castiglione, be so kind As tell me, sir, at once what 'tis you mean.
tis but a viper Whom thou hast cherished to sting thee to the soul
I agree, my master, that 'tis better to philosophize and poetize, to blow the flame in the furnace, or to receive it from carry cats on a shield.
You know that 'tis always the body which ruins the soul.
And next, for that I know your heart, and am right sure and certain that 'tis far too merciful to let her die, or even so much as suffer, for want of aid.
When she gets better, Stephen, 'tis to be hoped she'll leave thee to thyself again, and do thee no more hurt.
I'faith, 'tis an unheard-of thing that people should have been so stupid as not to have discovered this method from the first.
Tis true that its height was made up of three Venetian plates of glass, placed one above another, and its breadth of three similar parallelograms in juxtaposition.
Tis harrd to be something ye niver were an' niver meant to be, an' all the ould days shut up along wid your papers.
Tis a shame both to the rig'mints and the Arrmy sendin' down little orf'cer bhoys wid a draf' av strong men mad wid liquor an' the chanst av gettin' shut av India, an' niver a punishment that's fit to be given right down an' away from cantonmints to the dock