Wiz"en (?), v. i. [OE. wisenen, AS. wisnian akin to weornian to decay, OHG. wesann to grow dry, G. verwesen to rot, Icel. visna to wither, Sw. vissna, Dan. visne, and probably to L. virus an offensive odor, poison. Cf. Virus.]

To wither; to dry.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

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Wiz"en, a.

Wizened; thin; weazen; withered.

A little lonely, wizen, strangely clad boy. Dickens.

 

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Wiz"en, n.

The weasand.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

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