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Tis is a short way for writing "It is"
by MaRk** April 02, 2003
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Tis - it's an abbreviation / slang of "it is" or "it's" often used by British people.
by Lord Cummeth June 11, 2009
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The lazy way of writing "it is". Used to be seen as "snobby" but is now more common in modern culture.
"'tis funny" - said Bunny
by MissB March 05, 2006
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A contraction of 'it is.' Used mostly by snobby teenagers or zombies from Elizabethan England.
My, 'tis a lovely day for a stroll, is it not?
by Diggity Monkeez February 14, 2006
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Revivial of colloqial Edwardian/Victorian english. Especially abundant in Jane Austen and Bronte novels! A pleasent blend of "it is". Can sometimes sound pompous when used in an incorrect context or when speaking to div's. (see "div" or "divvy")
Pride and Prejudice Character: Oh my! Mr Darcy! T'is such a glorious day...do you not agree?
by psuedogal January 25, 2005
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Middle English/Early Modern English contraction of "it is".
Tis a way of speaking no longer used.

Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrow of outrageous fortune. (A line of the soliloquy from Shakespear's Hamlet)
by Sorwen November 04, 2011
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The Danish word for pee (urine).
Morgentis plejer at lugte særligt dårligt.
by Pastaklovn August 06, 2008
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