Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 06/02/20 Iwis

Iwis (adverb)
iwis or y·wis [ ih-wis ]


adverb Obsolete.
1. certainly.

Origin: before 900; Middle English, adv. use of neuter of Old English gewiss (adj.) certain; cognate with Dutch gewis, German gewiss certain, certainly; akin to wit; see y-

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR IWIS
He had seen blood enough spilt at the siege of Iwis, but this came upon him in all its horror unrelieved by the excitement of war.
AFTER LONDON|RICHARD JEFFERIES

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