wothe

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse váði.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wɔːð(ə)/
  • (Northern ME) IPA(key): /wɑːð(ə)/

Noun[edit]

wothe (plural wothes)

  1. The condition of being liable to injury or harm; a possible harm, danger, threat, or risk.
  2. The condition of being exposed to injury or harm; peril, hurt or harm; a risk, threat, or cause of harm or injury.
  3. (rare) Retribution; the act of punishment.
  4. (rare) Bloodlust, perfidy, maliciousness.

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Adjective[edit]

wothe

  1. Perilous, threatening, potentially injurious.
  2. (rare) Malicious, evil, iniquitous.
  3. (rare) Troubled, beset with danger.

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