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.
(scot.) To move nimbly.
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").