Withies
Withy With"y, n.; pl. {Withies}. [OE. withe, wipi, AS. w[=i]?ig a willow, willow twig; akin to G. weide willow, OHG. w[=i]da, Icel. v[=i]?ja, a withy, Sw. vide a willow twig, Dan. vidie a willow, osier, Gr. ?, and probably to L. vitis a vine, viere to plait, Russ. vite. [root]141. Cf. {Wine}, {Withe}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The osier willow ({Salix viminalis}). See {Osier}, n. (a) . [1913 Webster]

2. A withe. See {Withe}, 1. [1913 Webster]


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