widdy

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[ 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.

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Origin of widdy

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

Definition for widdy (2 of 2)

widdy2
[ wid-ee ]
/ ˈwɪd i /

noun, plural wid·dies.Dialect.

Origin of widdy

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analogous to widder, with -y2
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