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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English westen, from Old English wēstan(to lay waste, ravage), from Proto-Germanic *wōstijaną(to waste, devastate), from Proto-Indo-European *wāst-(empty, void). Cognate with Scots wast, weist(to waste), German wüsten(to waste, squander). More at waste.

VerbEdit

weest ‎(third-person singular simple present weests, present participle weesting, simple past and past participle weested)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England) To waste.
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Etymology 2Edit

From wee +‎ -est.

AdjectiveEdit

weest

  1. superlative form of wee: most wee

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