Definitions for WISPwɪsp
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a small tuft or lock
"wisps of hair"
a small person
"a mere wisp of a girl"
a small bundle of straw or hay
a flock of snipe
A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance; any slender, flexible structure or group.
Origin: ; akin to / wispel 'measure of grain', Norwegian bokmål/Swedish/Bornholm Danish visp 'handful or bundle of grass, hay, etc'.
a small bundle, as of straw or other like substance
a whisk, or small broom
a Will-o'-the-wisp; an ignis fatuus
to brush or dress, an with a wisp
Origin: [OE. wisp, wips; probably akin to D. & G. wisch, Icel. visk, and perhaps to L. virga a twig, rod. Cf. Verge a rod, Whisk, n.]
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