Archaic spelling of weather.
To castrate a male sheep or goat.
Other Word Forms of Wether
Origin of Wether
From Middle English wether, wethir, wedyr, from Old English weþer (“a wether, ram"), from Proto-Germanic *weþruz (“wether"), from Proto-Indo-European *wet- (“year"). Cognate with Scots weddir, woddir, wadder (“wether"), Dutch weder, weer (“wether"), German Widder (“wether, ram"), Swedish vädur (“wether, ram"), Icelandic veður (“wether, ram"), Latin vitulus (“calf").
Middle English from Old English wet-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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