withe

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noun \ˈwith, ˈwith, ˈwīth\

Definition of withe

  1. :  a slender flexible branch or twig; especially :  one used as a band or line

Origin and Etymology of withe

Middle English, from Old English withthe; akin to Old English wīthig withy


First Known Use: before 12th century


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