Variant of standard English wood, from Old English wōd (“mad, insane”).
wud (comparative more wud, superlative most wud)
- (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.
- (nonstandard, informal) Alternative form of would
- (text messaging) what are you doing?
wud (plural wuds)
- (South Scots) wood
- (South Scots) would (uncommon variant of wad)