waith

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wāþ and Old Norse veiðr, both from Proto-Germanic *waiþō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wɛi̯θ/, /waːθ/

Noun[edit]

waith (plural wathes)

  1. The food caught after a hunt.
  2. (rare) Hunting as an activity.
  3. (rare) One's quarry when hunting.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: wath (obsolete)
  • Scots: waith (obsolete)

References[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

waith

  1. Soft mutation of gwaith.
  2. Misspelling of waeth.