widdy

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[wid-ee]
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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 widdy

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1400–50; late Middle English (north), variant of withy

widdy

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[wid-ee]

noun, plural wid·dies. Dialect.

Origin of widdy

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analogous to widder, with -y2
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