Wear"ish (?), a. [Etymol. uncertain, but perhaps akin to weary.]

1.

Weak; withered; shrunk.

[Obs.] "A wearish hand."

Ford.

A little, wearish old man, very melancholy by nature. Burton.

2.

Insipid; tasteless; unsavory.

[Obs.]

Wearish as meat is that is not well tasted. Palsgrave.

 

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