What does the word wight mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Joseph Conrad