- (obsolete) Contraction of as it.
- 1651, Samuel Clarke, A Generall Martyrologie, page 26:
- All Volumes of this Subject here are ſet
As’t were contracted in an Alphabet.
- 1669, Nathanael Culverwel, An Elegant and Learned Discourse of the Light of Nature, page 102:
- Paradiſe, it had ſo much of the Lily, as’t had nothing of the Roſe ; yet there were iſtius modi paſſiones, quæ ordinatur ad bonum.