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Tis is a short way for writing "It is"
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Tis - it's an abbreviation / slang of "it is" or "it's" often used by British people.
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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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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)
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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?
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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 you not agree?
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