Withy meaning

wĭthē, wĭthē
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Made of or as flexible as withes; tough.
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Wiry and agile.
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A rope or band made of withes.
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A tough, flexible twig of willow, osier, etc., used for binding things; withe.
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Tough and flexible; wiry.
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(archaic) Flexible, like a withe.
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The osier willow (Salix viminalis).
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A long flexible twig of the osier; a withe.
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Origin of withy

  • withe –y N., from Middle English withye willow branch from Old English wīthig willow wei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • withe +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary