whid

verb
\ ˈhwid, ˈwid\
whidded; whidding

Definition of whid

intransitive verb

Scotland
: to move nimbly and silently

First Known Use of whid

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whid

Scots whid silent rapid motion

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