Origin of wey
Words nearby wey
How to use wey in a sentence
Directly the river Wey is crossed, either in leaving or entering Guildford, the road begins to rise steeply.
When within sight of Godalming, the road descends suddenly and proceeds along level lands through which runs the winding Wey.
A mile-way is twenty minutes; a furlong-wey is two minutes and a half; and the double of it is five minutes.
A furlong-wey meant the time during which one can walk a furlong, at three miles an hour.
"It is an out-of-the-Wey one, at any rate," was the instantaneous reply.Quips and Quiddities|William Davenport Adams