widder

[wid-er]

Origin of widder

by reduction of final vowel to ə and substitution of -er1
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Examples from the Web for widder

Historical Examples of widder

  • The Widder detected it, and occupied herself with her tooth.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • He returned much earlier than usual, and the Widder was at the window awaiting him.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • The Widder took up her stand at a well-chosen angle, and looked at him in silence.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • He took the reins in one hand, and held out the other to the Widder.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • The fact is, the widder had learned, somehow or 'nother, that he had the most money of the two.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln