Origin of widder
by reduction of final vowel to ə and substitution of -er1
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Examples from the Web for widder
The Widder detected it, and occupied herself with her tooth.
He returned much earlier than usual, and the Widder was at the window awaiting him.
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.
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