Definition of ween in English:

ween

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Pronunciation: /wiːn
 
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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.

Origin

Old English wēnan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wanen 'imagine', German wähnen 'suppose wrongly', also to wish.

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