Middle English Dictionary Entry

iwis adv. & adj. & n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

1.
As adv.: (a) surely, certainly, indeed, in fact; (b) in phrases: ful ~, wel ~, very certainly; ye (yis) ~, ye ful ~, yes certainly; nai (no) ~, certainly not.
2.
As adj.: certain; ?also, aware [2nd quot.].
3.
As noun: mid (to) ~, with certainty; mid (to) non ~, without certainty.