wud

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of standard English wood, from Old English wōd (mad, insane).

Adjective[edit]

wud (comparative more wud, superlative most wud)

  1. (dialectal) Mad.
    • 1887, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thrawn Janet, from The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables,
      Janet ran to him - she was fair wud wi' terror - an' clang to him, an' prayed him, for Christ's sake, save her frae the cummers; an' they, for their pairt, tauld him a' that was ken't, and maybe mair.

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wud (plural wuds)

  1. (South Scots) wood

Verb[edit]

wud

  1. (South Scots) would (uncommon variant of wad)