Whid meaning

hwid, hwud
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The definition of a whid is a rapid, nimble and quiet movement.

When a small bunny moves quietly and quickly through a field, this is an example of a whid.

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To move nimbly and with little noise, usually of small game.
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(scot.) To move nimbly.
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A quick motion; a rapid, quiet movement, usually by small game.
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Origin of whid

  • From Middle English *whid, from Old English hwiþa, hwiþu (“air, breeze") or from Old Norse hviða (“gust of wind"), both from Proto-Germanic *hwiþō (“rush of wind"), from Proto-Germanic *hwi- (“to rush"), from Proto-Indo-European *kwei- (“to hiss, whistle, whisper"). Cognate with Scots quhid (“a squall, blast of wind").

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