Crossword clues for wot
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Weet \Weet\, v. i. [imp. Wot.] [See Wit to know.]
To know; to wit. [Obs.]
Wit \Wit\ (w[i^]t), v. t. & i. [inf. (To) Wit; pres. sing. Wot; pl. Wite; imp. Wist(e); p. p. Wist; p. pr. & vb. n. Wit(t)ing. See the Note below.] [OE. witen, pres. ich wot, wat, I know (wot), imp. wiste, AS. witan, pres. w[=a]t, imp. wiste, wisse; akin to OFries. wita, OS. witan, D. weten, G. wissen, OHG. wizzan, Icel. vita, Sw. veta, Dan. vide, Goth. witan to observe, wait I know, Russ. vidiete to see, L. videre, Gr. ?, Skr. vid to know, learn; cf. Skr. vid to find. ????. Cf. History, Idea, Idol, -oid, Twit, Veda, Vision, Wise,
& n., Wot.] To know; to learn. ``I wot and wist alway.''
Note: The present tense was inflected as follows; sing. 1st pers. wot; 2d pers. wost, or wot(t)est; 3d pers. wot, or wot(t)eth; pl. witen, or wite. The following variant forms also occur; pres. sing. 1st & 3d pers. wat, woot; pres. pl. wyten, or wyte, weete, wote, wot; imp. wuste (Southern dialect); p. pr. wotting. Later, other variant or corrupt forms are found, as, in Shakespeare, 3d pers. sing. pres. wots.
Brethren, we do you to wit [make you to know] of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia.
--2 Cor. viii. 1.
Thou wost full little what thou meanest.
We witen not what thing we prayen here.
When that the sooth in wist.
Note: This verb is now used only in the infinitive, to wit, which is employed, especially in legal language, to call attention to a particular thing, or to a more particular specification of what has preceded, and is equivalent to namely, that is to say.
Wot \Wot\, 1st & 3d pers. sing. pres. of Wit, to know. See the Note under Wit, v. [Obs.]
Brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it.
--Acts iii. 17.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"to know" (archaic), from Old English wat, first and third person singular present indicative of witan "to know" (see wit (v.)).
Etymology 1 vb. (context archaic English) To know. Etymology 2
vb. 1 (inflection of wit 1 s pres indc English) 2 (en-third-person singularwit) Etymology 3
interj. what (''humorous misspelling intended to mimic certain working class accents'')
Wot, WOT, WoT or wot may refer to:
The Wot (pronounced [wòːt] also written as Vot) is a circular panpipe used in the traditional music of Laos and the Isan region of northeastern Thailand. It is often a major component in Pong-Lang ensembles.
"Wot" is a 1982 single by English musician Captain Sensible released by A&M Records. The song was produced by Tony Mansfield and features the group Dolly Mixture on backing vocals. The song charted in the United Kingdom and was a specialist hit in the United States, but enjoyed its greatest success in continental Europe.
Usage examples of "wot".
CHAPTER 12 Winter Amidst of the Mountains In all this they had enough to be busy with, so that time hung not heavy on their hands, and the shadow of the Quest was nowise burdensome to them, since they wotted that they had to abide the wearing of the days till spring was come with fresh tidings.
There has cum a leter for a sertun persen this morning, with a Lundun posmark, and i do not now hand nor sele, but bad writting, which i have not seen wot contanes, but I may, for as you told me offen, you are anceus for welfare of our famly, as i now to be no more than trewth, so I am anceus to ascest you Sir, wich my conseynce is satesfid, but leter as trubeled a sertun persen oufull, hoo i new was engry, and look oufull put about, wich do not offen apen, and you may sewer there is sumthing in wind, he is alday so oufull peefish, you will not thing worse of me speeken plane as yo disier, there beeing a deel to regret for frends of the old famly i feer in a sertun resent marrege, if I shud lern be chance contense of letter i will sewer rite you.
Sooth to say, Ralph, taking heed of Ursula, deemed that she were fain to love him bodily, and he wotted well by now, that, whatever had befallen, he loved her, body and soul.
And here I sat down to listen to the morning concert, and I saw, cut or carved upon the table, this verse, which so pleased me that I copied it in my book: A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
I wot nat if he happened to fortune upon suche an other: for whan it was commaunded that the grammar maisters shulde teche the youth of Englande ioyntly latin with frenche, there were diuerse suche bokes diuysed: wherupon, as I suppose, began one great occasyon why we of England sounde the latyn tong so corruptly, whiche haue as good a tonge to sounde all maner speches parfitely as any other nacyon in Europa.
God it wote, Hath brought you thus upon the viretote: By Saint Neot, ye wot well what I mean.
But I have barkened to you since ye entered my dilapidated manse, and I wot ye speak Novarian as do those bom to the Twelve Nations.
For, God it wot, I have wept many a tear Full privily, since I have had a wife.
For in the starres, clearer than is glass, Is written, God wot, whoso could it read, The death of every man withoute dread.
On peril of my soul, I shall not lien, As me was taught to helpe with your eyen, Was nothing better for to make you see, Than struggle with a man upon a tree: God wot, I did it in full good intent.
Now we that come of the God-kin of her redes for ourselves we wot, But her will with the lives of men-folk and their ending know we not.
The skirts, then, of these great ruffs are long and side every way, pleted and crested full curiously, God wot.
Your backs were not turned on the walls of the Burg an hour, ere three of my riders brought in to me a man who said, and gave me tokens of his word being true, that he had fallen in with a company of the old Burgers in the Wood Debateable, which belike thou wottest of.
That it shall come, therefore the purveyance Wot it before, withouten ignorance.
I you beseech, that of your courtesy, Since ye have heard this false Friar lie, As suffer me I may my tale tell This Friar boasteth that he knoweth hell, And, God it wot, that is but little wonder, Friars and fiends be but little asunder.