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wud

[woo d] /wʊd/
adjective, Chiefly Scot.
1.
wood; mad.
Origin of wud
See origin at wood2
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  • A' wud dae it a' ower again if a' hed the chance; he got naethin' but his due.

  • But I wud lat you ca' me a' the ill names in the dictionar to get ye to heark to me!

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • I wud fain hand him ohn gotten into trouble wi' you or ony lass.'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • He nearhan' garred me hate him, and that wud hae been a terrible sin.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • But I wud fain be what he wud hae me, jist as ye wud yersel.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Gien it hadna been for you, I wud have been deid: I was waur nor deid a'ready!

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • It wud be naething but cat and dog atween's frae mornin to nicht!'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • He wud niver go see the docthor, tho' I tould him to be wise.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • I wud not hurry, though, God knows, my heart was all in Pindi.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • But I doubt I wud have bekaze of the fun he gave us—let alone the beer.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling

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