wath

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wath, from Old Norse vað (a ford). Cognate with Scots wath, Swedish vad. Related to wade.

Noun[edit]

wath (plural waths)

  1. (obsolete, except in dialect) A ford.
  2. (obsolete) A fordable stream.

References[edit]

  • The Oxford English Dictionary.

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English wāþ and Old Norse veiðr.

Noun[edit]

wath

  1. Alternative form of waith

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse váði.

Noun[edit]

wath

  1. Alternative form of wothe

Adjective[edit]

wath

  1. Alternative form of wothe

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse vað and Old English wæd, both from Proto-Germanic *wadą, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wath

  1. (rare) A ford; a crossing through a stream.
Descendants[edit]
  • English: wath (obsolete)
  • Scots: wath (rare)
References[edit]