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wast

[ wost; unstressed wuhst ]
/ wɒst; unstressed wəst /
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verb Archaic.

a second person singular past indicative of be.

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wast
/ (wɒst, unstressed wəst) /

verb

archaic, or dialect (used with the pronoun thou or its relative equivalent) a singular form of the past tense (indicative mood) of be 1
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