Wite (?), v. t. [AS. witan; akin to D. wijten, G. verweisen, Icel. vita to mulct, and E. wit; cf. AS. witan to see, L. animadvertere to observe, to punish. . See Wit, v.]

To reproach; to blame; to censure; also, to impute as blame.

[Obs. or Scot.]

Spenser.

Though that I be jealous, wite me not. Chaucer.

There if that I misspeak or say, Wite it the ale of Southwark, I you pray. Chaucer.

 

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Wite, n. [AS. wite punishment. . See Wite, v.]

Blame; reproach.

[Obs. or Scot.]

Chaucer.

 

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