Origin of widder
by reduction of final vowel to ə and substitution of -er1
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Examples from the Web for widder
He returned much earlier than usual, and the Widder was at the window awaiting him.
The Widder detected it, and occupied herself with her tooth.
The Widder took up her stand at a well-chosen angle, and looked at him in silence.
He took the reins in one hand, and held out the other to the Widder.
I found out afterwards that the widder had more'n half promised to go with HIM.Cape Cod Stories
Joseph C. Lincoln