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widdershins

/ (ˈwɪdəˌʃɪnz, Scottish ˈwɪdər-) /
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adverb

mainly Scot a variant spelling of withershins

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How to use widdershins in a sentence

  • That was the wrong way round—the unlucky, uncanonical direction; the evil way, widdershins, the opposite of sunwise.

    Hilda Wade|Grant Allen
  • Once he built a small outdoor fire and walked around it, widdershins, for several minutes.

    Wizard|Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
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