widdy

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare withy.

Noun[edit]

widdy (plural widdies)

  1. (Scotland) A rope or halter made of flexible twigs, or withes, as of birch.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

widdy (plural widdies)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of widow.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Rudyard Kipling to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.