Wathe meaning

The pursuit of game; hunting.
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Game; prey.
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Origin of wathe

  • From Middle English wathe, waith, wayth, from Old English wāþ (“wandering, journey; pursuit, hunt, hunting, chase”) and Old Norse veiðr (“hunt, chase”), both from Proto-Germanic *waiþō, *waiþiz (“hunt, pasture, food”), from Proto-Indo-European *weye- (“to drive”). Cognate with Dutch weide (“meadow, pasture”), German weide (“pasture, meadow, grassland”), Icelandic veiði (“hunting”).

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  • From Middle English wathe, wothe, from Old Norse váði (“danger, injury”).

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