The five wits

the five senses; also, sometimes, the five qualities or faculties, common wit, imagination, fantasy, estimation, and memory.
- Chaucer. Nares.

See also: Wit

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Then follow short expositions of the ten commandments (fols [2.sup.v]-[9.sup.r]); the seven deadly sins (fols [9.sup.r]-[13.sup.r]); the five wits of the body (fol.
The contents of O are entirely in prose and consist of '[THORN]e gaderid counseilis of seint Isodre' in the first section (fols 1-[16.sup.v]), followed by a devotional manual that includes short texts on the five wits of the body, the five wits of the soul, the seven spiritual virtues, the seven works of bodily mercy, the seven works of ghostly mercy, the seven sacraments, and the three goods.
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Knowledge proposed also the Five Wits, who would be his counselors.