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Part of speech: Noun

The first and third persons singular, past tense, of the verb be.

Usage examples "was":
  • Mr. Herbert said he was. - "The Chase of the Golden Plate", Jacques Futrelle.
  • Was she not one? - "Melbourne House", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  • Yes, yes, dear, but what was I to do. - "Running Sands", Reginald Wright Kauffman.