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see witch hazel.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for wych

Historical Examples of wych

  • The summer of 1914 was noted for a similar abundance of seed on the wych elm.

    Trees. A Woodland Notebook

    Herbert Maxwell

  • The broad-leaved or wych elm (Ulmus montana), indigenous to Scotland.

    The Lady of the Lake

    Sir Walter Scott

  • No good, it was long supposed, could ever come out of Wych Street.

  • The Wych Elm is a native of our country, and is also very common, but it occurs principally in the woods of the North.

    Field and Woodland Plants

    William S. Furneaux

  • The philologists appear to be uncertain as to the origin and meaning of Wych, but it seems most probably a form of Witch.