Wis \Wis\, v. t. [Due to mistaking OE. iwis certain, AS. gewiss, for I wis. See Ywis.] To think; to suppose; to imagine; -- used chiefly in the first person sing. present tense, I wis. See the Note under Ywis. [Obs. or Poetic] "Howe'er you wis." --R. Browning. [1913 Webster] Nor do I know how long it is (For I have lain entranced, I wis). --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
- First person singular present tense of wissen.