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wit

wit
white




Definitions

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wit
     1. adj. white
           De wand is wit.
             The (inner) wall is white.
     2. adj. legal
     3. adj. pure, untainted
     4. adj. (archaic) clear-lighted, not dark at all
           De lang gewenschte dagh verscheen, heel klaer en wit.
             The long-wished-for day appeared, very clear and white.
     5. n. white (color)
           Wit is alle kleuren ineens.
             White is all colors at once.
     6. n. (archaic) (short for doelwit (goal, target, the white in a bullseye)
           Myn wit is Adam en zyn afkomst te bederven. (in Lucifer, by Vondel)
             My goal is to corrupt Adam and his origin.
     7. n. (slang) cocaine
           Heb je een halfje wit?
     8. v. imperative of witten
     9. n. (archaic) ability to think and reason
     10. n. (archaic) knowledge

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