Wis - definition of wis by The Free Dictionary
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archaic to know or suppose (something)
[C17: a form derived from iwis, mistakenly interpreted as I wis I know, as if from Old English witan to know]
v.t., v.i. wissed or wist, wis•sing.
Archaic. to know.
[1500–10; by false analysis of iwis
as I wis
I know; compare wit2
Past participle: wist
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Under the WIS
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Twelve installations in 10 different states are operating the "Smart" WIS
with two more units to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2003, according to the company.