- to willow (cotton).
Origin of willy
1825–35; special use of dial. willy, Old English wilige basket (orig. one made of willow twigs); akin to willow
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Examples from the Web for willey
"I'm really concerned by what's going on in Raleigh and by the attitudes of the legislature," Willey said.Escaping Arrest at the Raleigh Rallies
July 23, 2013
Mr. Willey was peculiarly adapted to such circumstances as these.Cleveland Past and Present
He was rather excited at the idea of meeting Clara at Willey Farm.
He lay back in the rocking-chair at Willey Farm one evening.
It was as if something were drawing his soul out towards Willey Farm.
To console his mother, Paul did not go much to Willey Farm at this time.
- British informal a childish or jocular term for penis