Origin of wether
Examples from the Web for wether
The wether was lying sprawled on the ground, in a posture that nature neither intends nor permits.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune
It is said that a Lincoln wether has attained the weight of 304½ lbs.The Stock-Feeder's Manual|Charles Alexander Cameron
It is not the better for being young: if it be wether mutton, of a good breed and well fed, it is best for age.
All subsequently cut fleeces are known as wether wool and possess relatively somewhat less value than the first clip.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Wether mutton is the best; the meat of ewe mutton is of a paler color, and the fat yellow and spongy.The Modern Housewife or, Menagere|Alexis Soyer