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widdy

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noun wid·dy \ˈwi-dē\

Definition of widdy

plural

widdies

  1. 1 Scottish & dial English :  a rope of osiers

  2. 2 Scottish & dial English :  a hangman's noose



Origin and Etymology of widdy

Middle English (Scots), from Middle English withy


First Known Use: 15th century

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