verb[no object] archaic
Be of the opinion; think or suppose: he, I ween, is no sacred personage
More example sentences
- You call that thing, I ween, a picture of Jesus Christ.
- So, whether or not he wanted or needed the money is not actually the complete answer to the question, I ween.
Old English wēnan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wanen 'imagine', German wähnen 'suppose wrongly', also to wish.
Definition of ween in:
- The US English dictionary