wuther

verb
wuth·​er | \ ˈwə-t͟hər How to pronounce wuther (audio) \
wuthered; wuthering; wuthers

Definition of wuther

intransitive verb

dialectal, England
: to blow with a dull roaring sound

First Known Use of wuther

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wuther

alteration of whither to rush, bluster, hurl

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“Wuther.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wuther. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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