verb (used with object), withed, with·ing.
Origin of withe
Examples from the Web for withe
Historical Examples of withe
I got up, cut a withe of bamboo, and made her fast to a root.
He stretched the withe on the field, and began to put the corn in it.More Celtic Fairy Tales
You find a man hanging by a gad (withe), and you cut him down to save him.English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce
God for thy grace what hathe Poliphemus to do withe the gospell?Two Dyaloges (c. 1549)
It was a whole year since the withe had been fastened around him.Lives of SS. Declan and Mochuda
Word Origin for withe
Old English wiððe "twisted cord, willow twig" (see withy).