Wert \Wert\, n. A wart. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)t
- Second-person singular simple past tense subjunctive
of be (used with the pronoun
- If thou wert mine, I would be in heaven!
- 1611, The Bible, King James (Authorised) Version, (first &
- Job 8:6 "If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would
awake for thee, ..."
- Revelation 3:15 "I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot."
- Job 8:6 "If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, ..."
- 1820, Percy Bysshe Shelley, To A Skylark, (first two lines of
- "Hail to thee, blithe Spirit! Bird thou never wert, ..."
- American Heritage 2000