Withwind
Withwind With"wind`, n. [AS. wi[eth]owinde.] (Bot.) A kind of bindweed ({Convolvulus arvensis}). [1913 Webster]

He bare a burden ybound with a broad list, In a withewyndes wise ybounden about. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]


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  • withwind — with·wind …   English syllables

  • withwind — ˈwiˌthwīnd noun Etymology: Middle English withewinde, from Old English withewinde, withowinde, from withe , witho (probably akin to withthe withe) + winde, probably from windan to turn more at wind : bindweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea withwind — Sea with wind (Bot.) A kind of bindweed ({Convolvulus Soldanella}) growing on the seacoast of Europe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convolvulus arvensis — Withwind With wind , n. [AS. wi[eth]owinde.] (Bot.) A kind of bindweed ({Convolvulus arvensis}). [1913 Webster] He bare a burden ybound with a broad list, In a withewyndes wise ybounden about. Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convolvulus Soldanella — Sea withwind Sea with wind (Bot.) A kind of bindweed ({Convolvulus Soldanella}) growing on the seacoast of Europe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • withywind — /widh ee wuynd , with /, n. traveler s joy. [1570 80; WITHY + WIND2; r. withwind, ME, OE withewinde (see WITHE)] * * * …   Universalium

  • withywind — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: alteration (influenced by withy) (I) of withwind : bindweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • wethewinde — obs. f. withwind …   Useful english dictionary

  • weythwynde — obs. f. withwind …   Useful english dictionary

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