'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 ?
Short draughts --long swallows, men; 'tis hot as Satan's hoof.
Ay, ay, Jim, 'tis `the Birtwick balls'," said John, "she'll be as good as Black Beauty by and by; kindness is all the physic she wants, poor thing
If 'tis a churchman," retorted Will Scarlet, "he would do better to mind his own flocks rather than concern himself with ours.
I have but a few silver pennies of my own," he whined; "and as for the gold in my saddle-bags, 'tis for the church.
Look you, Castiglione, be so kind As tell me, sir, at once what 'tis you mean.
Tell her, fair cousin, that 'tis no longer the fashion, and that the hinge (gond) and the laurel (laurier) embroidered on her robe give her the air of a walking mantlepiece.
I'faith, 'tis an unheard-of thing that people should have been so stupid as not to have discovered this method from the first.
Sure, 'tis no beauty, but ye hold the palm of me hand.
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.
Tis the six-and-twentieth edition, promulgated at Boston, Anno Domini 1744; and is entitled, 'The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New Testaments; faithfully translated into English Metre, for the Use, Edification, and Comfort of the Saints, in Public and Private, especially in New England'.
Tis July's immortal Fourth; all fountains must run wine to-day
Tis harrd to be something ye niver were an' niver meant to be, an' all the ould days shut up along wid your papers.