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
Historical Examples of widdie
Ye'll get your gear again, and they'll get the widdie that stole't.The Proverbs of Scotland
Properly, one who deserves to fill a widdie or halter, S.Lyndsay.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language