whid

whid

[hwid, hwuhd, wid, wuhd] Scot.
verb (used without object), whidded, whidding.
1.
to move quickly and quietly.
noun
2.
a quick, noiseless movement.

Origin:
1580–90; apparently akin to Old English hwitha a breeze (cognate with Old Norse hvitha gust)

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