Withe

Definition of Withe

n.1.
1.A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band; a willow or osier twig; a withy.
2.A band consisting of a twig twisted.
3.(Naut.) An iron attachment on one end of a mast or boom, with a ring, through which another mast or boom is rigged out and secured; a wythe.
4.(Arch.) A partition between flues in a chimney.
v. t.1.To bind or fasten with withes.
[imp. & p. p. Withed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Withing.]
You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and baited to death.
- Bp. Hall.

Related Words

branchlet, osier, sprig, twig, withy
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