The acres of Kilcolman offered no delights to “the wight forlore, forgotten in that waste.”
Oh for one hour of Wallace wight Or well-skilled Bruce to rule the fight.
But for the most part they will not light on foot with young knights, for they are wight and strongly armed.
We are getting on very well, we are now off the Isle of wight.
"The lights at the corner of the wight are just made," he hurriedly went on.
The Isle of wight seemed the ends of the earth—out of England!
However, this served the purpose of Constable wight, who rode out to the camp and arrested the man, explosives and all.
Every wight has his weird, and we maun a' dee when our day comes.
And coffee went cold, and bacon fat congealed, from the Isle of wight to Hexham, while the latest rumours were being swallowed.
Do you think the air of the Isle of wight wholesome at this season of the year?
Old English wiht "living being, creature," from Proto-Germanic *wekhtiz (cf. Old Saxon wiht "thing, demon," Dutch wicht "a little child," Old High German wiht "thing, creature, demon," German Wicht "creature, infant," Old Norse vettr "thing, creature," Swedish vätte "spirit of the earth, gnome," Gothic waihts "something"). The only apparent cognate outside Germanic is Old Church Slavonic vešti "a thing." Not related to the Isle of Wight, which is from Latin Vectis (c.150), originally Celtic, possibly meaning "place of the division."