Widdies

widdy

1 [wid-ee]
noun, plural widdies. Chiefly Scot.
1.
a band or rope, traditionally one made from intertwined willow twigs.
2.
a hangman's rope; noose.
Also, widdie, woody.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (north), variant of withy

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widdy

2 [wid-ee]
noun, plural widdies. Dialect.

Origin:
analogous to widder, with -y2

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