- Obsolete spelling of weight.
1882-1889, Various, Old English Plays, Vol. I:
- This nobler resolution in you, Lords, Heartens me to disclose some thoughts that I-- The matter is of waight and dangerous.
1884, George MacDonald, The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark:
- By Heauen, thy madnesse shall be payed by waight, ] Till our Scale turnes the beame.