Withed
Withe Withe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Withed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withing}.] To bind or fasten with withes. [1913 Webster]

You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and baited to death. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • withed — n. tough flexible branch or twig of a willow tree used in binding things; band made of twisted twigs; partition that divides ducts of a chimney v. tie with willows, tie with twigs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Withe — Withe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Withed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withing}.] To bind or fasten with withes. [1913 Webster] You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and baited to death. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Withing — Withe Withe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Withed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withing}.] To bind or fasten with withes. [1913 Webster] You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and baited to death. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Flag is Born — “A Flag Is Born” was a play promoting the creation of a Jewish State in the ancient land of Israel. It opened on Broadway on September 4, 1946. The cast included Paul Muni, Celia Adler and Marlon Brando. Hollywood’s most successful screenwriter,… …   Wikipedia

  • withe — /with, widh, wuydh/, n., v., withed, withing. n. 1. a willow twig or osier. 2. any tough, flexible twig or stem suitable for binding things together. 3. an elastic handle for a tool, to lessen shock occurring in use. 4. a partition dividing flues …   Universalium

  • withe — [[t]wɪθ, wɪð, waɪð[/t]] n. v. withed, with•ing 1) a willow twig or osier 2) any tough, flexible twig or stem suitable for binding things together 3) to bind with withes • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME, OE withthe …   From formal English to slang

  • withe — /wɪθ/ (say with) noun 1. a willow twig or osier. 2. any tough, flexible twig or stem suitable for binding things together. 3. an elastic handle for a tool, to lessen shock in using. 4. a thin brick partition dividing the flues in a chimney. –verb …   Australian English dictionary

  • withe — [with, with, wīth] n. [ME wythe < OE withthe, willow, twig of willow < IE base * wei , to bend, twist > WIRE, L vitis, vine] a tough, flexible twig of willow, osier, etc., used for binding things; withy vt. withed, withing to bind with… …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”