weoh

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From Proto-West Germanic *wīh (sacred place or thing). Compounds with wīg- or weoh (short vowel) use the noun from *wīhą (idol), while those with wēoh- (long vowel) derive from the adjective *wīhaz (holy). More at witch, Weihnachten and victim.

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wēoh n

  1. idol, image

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