[ wid-ee ]
/ ˈwɪd i /
noun, plural wid·dies. Chiefly Scot.
a band or rope, traditionally one made from intertwined willow twigs.
a hangman's rope; noose.
Also wid·die, woody.
Origin of widdy1
1400–50; late Middle English (north), variant of withy
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Examples from the Web for widdie
Ye'll get your gear again, and they'll get the widdie that stole't.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
Properly, one who deserves to fill a widdie or halter, S.Lyndsay.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language|John Jamieson