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a variant of whisht
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • "I wisht to God that some iron dust would work its way into your soul," he said.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • I'm sorry for you an' the crew,' says he, 'an' I wisht I hadn't took the berth.

  • wisht I'd had him aboard a vessel of mine; I'd 'a' squared his yards for him.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Somehow or other,” he thought, “I wisht I had took out that there insurance.

    Billy Topsail & Company

    Norman Duncan
  • I wisht that cove in there'd get a move on him, an' get better.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • I do wisht we could have a gentleman for President for oncet.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
  • I wisht to gracious the one half ov their rules and regilations was sunk in the say.

  • And it made me feel, too, that I wisht I had three or four more men along.

    Turned Adrift Harry Collingwood
  • They took no servnts, because they wisht, they said, to be privit.

    Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush William Makepeace Thackeray
  • wisht I could stay out here in the sun for always,” she sighed.

    Chicken Little Jane Lily Munsell Ritchie

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