wīs, adj: wise. (WEES / ˈwiːs)

Medieval manuscript image of three crowned men approaching a throned woman with a haloed child on her lap; the man in front carries gold rings, while the two behind him carry dishes filled with various substances.
Three Wise Men in the Benedictional of St Æthelwold; England (Winchester), c. 971-984; British Library, Add MS 49598, f. 24v. [bl.uk]

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