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wiz

[wiz] /wɪz/
noun
1.
wizard (def 3).
Origin of wiz
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; by shortening
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  • I was jes' finkin' I was wiz her, and she was divin' me somefin' dood to eat.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • He taught no more, I held him fast,And killed him wiz a rough.

  • "I'm going to cut th' deacon's head off wiz it," she replied blandly.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • She was not wiz you in your balloon when you came down at Dornhof.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells
  • And wiz ze strange ideas of your country, it makes you feel bad.

    The Bad Man

    Charles Hanson Towne
British Dictionary definitions for wiz

wiz

/wɪz/
noun
1.
(informal) a variant spelling of whizz (sense 6)
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