What does the word wit mean?

Usage examples for wit

  1. Ah, he little knew What woman's wit, when put to proof, can do! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. Well, you'll hear the finest wit in France! – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. Then, as a last resort, some woman wit hit upon an expedient which it was strange that no one had thought of before. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki