- a band or rope, traditionally one made from intertwined willow twigs.
- a hangman's rope; noose.
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Historical Examples of widdy
And old Angus wagged his head and said, "Canny lass, the widdy!"
You'll get that grub-stake over the eye; the widdy is dangerous to-night.
Sir, and the widdy's blessen on you, don't be villeefyen them that's gone.Tales of My Time, Vol. II (of 3)
William Pitt Scargill
It's some of them blathering Barneys that's after calling me Bridget a widdy.The Misfit Christmas Puddings
The Consolation Club
Wid that we wint aff to the widdy's, next door, and ye may well say it was an illigant place; so it was.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe