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Wight, person, being (fem. as well as masc.): beshrew the witch (viz night)! “with venomous --s she stays as tediously as hell,” Troil. IV, 2, 12. Used by Pistol: “O base Hungarian w.” Wiv. I, 3, 23. “I ken the w.” Wiv. I, 3, 23 “O braggart vile and damned furious w.” H5 II, 1, 64. In rhyming: Sonn. 106, 2. LLL I, 1, 178. In the style of popular poetry: “she was a w., if ever such w. were,” Oth. II, 1, 159. “he was a w. of high renown,” II, 3, 96. “so for her many a w. did die,” II, 3, 96 (Gower's speech).
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