witherling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From wither- (against) +‎ -ling.

Noun[edit]

witherling (plural witherlings)

  1. (obsolete) An opponent, enemy, adversary.

Etymology 2[edit]

From wither (to wilt) +‎ -ling.

Noun[edit]

witherling (plural witherlings)

  1. One or that which is withered or decrepit.