What does the word Wist mean?

Usage examples for Wist

  1. And what simple glee was mine when our horses splashed the old woman from head to foot, inasmuch as I wist for certain that she could have stolen to my grand- uncle's house at that late hour to no end but to reveal whatsoever she might have picked up from her friend and gossip at the forest- lodge. – Margery, Volume 7. by Georg Ebers
  2. There was not one that knew her nor wist where she was become. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  3. From the Training School of Rugby wrote head- master, Mr Wist: " Just take a handful of their hair, and give a sharp, short twist." – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole