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1withy

noun \ˈwi-thē\
plural with·ies

Definition of WITHY

1
:  willow; especially :  osier 1
2
:  a flexible slender twig or branch (as of osier) :  withe

Origin of WITHY

Middle English, from Old English wīthig; akin to Old High German wīda willow, Latin vitis vine, viēre to plait — more at wire
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with WITHY

2withy

adjective \ˈwi-thē, ˈwi-thē, ˈwī-thē\

Definition of WITHY

:  flexibly tough

Origin of WITHY

withe
First Known Use: 1598

Rhymes with WITHY

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