wight

Part of speech: noun

A person; used generally in good- humored contempt.

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Usage examples "wight":

  1. So attractive to their spirits was the Isle of Wight, that the next year they repeated the visit, going thither after the Yearly Meeting. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  2. I don't know what I shall do, if you leave the Isle of Wight before the 27th. - "The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted", Katharine Ellis Barrett.
  3. Without knowing it in the least, we had run up alongside the Isle of Wight, and that tower, tinged a faint evening red in the salt wind- haze, was the lighthouse on St. Catherine's Point. - "The Mirror of the Sea", Joseph Conrad.