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Page 14 of 37 for the letter W

weed, weid,
weed [wid]
n. Clothing, a winding-sheet, shroud.

Compounds and phrases etc.

dule-weeds: Mourning garments.
weed, wyde, wed, weyd, weid, wede, weedheuk, weedock, weedick, weedack, weeds, wydes, weids, wade, wide, weeder, weeder-clips, ragweed, ragweid, benweed, benweid, benwide, benwyde,
weed [wid, MN. wəid]
n. A plant in the wrong place. Potash, or kelp from burnt sea-weed. pl. weeds.
dim. weedie, weedock A little weed.
v. To remove weeds.
pt. pp. weedit, wed [wɛd]

Compounds and phrases etc.

benweed ['bɛn-]: The common ragwort.
chickenweed: Chickweed.
midden-weed: The knotgrass or fat hen.
ragweed ['rag-]: The ragwort.
simmer weed: Mastitis.
weed awa: To carry off or remove usually by death, to make to die off.
weeder: One who removes weeds.
weeder-clips: An instrument for destroying weeds.
weedheuk [-høk, -çjuk, -çjʌk, -ək]: A weed-hook, a tool for cutting weeds.
wrat-weed: The sun-spurge Euphorbia helioscopia.
weedae, weida, weidae, weeda, widda, widdy, wudda, weedae-man, widow-man, weedaeman, widowman, weedae-wife, widow-wife, widow-wyfe, weedaewife, widowwife, widowwyfe, weedow, weedow-wife, weedow-man, widdie,
weedae ['widə]
n. A widow.

Compounds and phrases etc.

weedae-man: A widower.
weedae-wife: A widow.
weeg, weig,
weeg [wig]
n. A wig.
week, ouk, ook, wook, wouk, wick, wik, owk, waek, wikk, weekday, oukday, ookday, weekend, wikkeyn, wik-en, weekly, oukly, ookly, wookly, woukly, wickly, wikly, owkly, waekly, wikkly, ooklie, weeklie, ouklie,
week [wik]
also (w)ouk [(w)uk]
n. A week, 7 days.

weekly
also (w)oukly ['(w)uklɪ]
adv. Weekly.

Compounds and phrases etc.

ilka week: Weekly.
this week past: Last week.
weekday: A weekday.
weekend: Weekend.
Wick, Weik, Week,
Week [wik]
pn. Wick. (Caithness)
week, weik, wiek, weeck, wieck,
week [wik]
n. The wick of a candle.
weel, wiel, weil, weill,
weel [wil]
n. A deep pool in a stream or river, an eddy, whirlpool.
weel, weill, weil, weal, wal, weel-up, weill-up, weil-up, weal-up, weel-aff, weill-aff, weil-aff, weal-aff, wal-aff, weel-A-wat, weel-a-whit, weel-a-weel, weill-a-weill, weel-come, weel-faured, weil-faured, weel-faurt, weel-faur'd, weel-farred, weel-fared, weel-fairt, weel-fired, weil-fired, weil-fyred, weil-fyrt, weel-foggit, weel-hained, weil-hained, weil-haint, weel-haint, weel-hainit, weel-happit, weil-happit, weel-hertit, weel-hairtit, weill-hairtit, weill-hertit, weel-kent, weel-kenned, weel-ken'd, weel-plenisht, weel-plenished, weil-plenisht, weel-tae-pass, well-to-pass, weel-thrien, weel-thriven, weil-thriven, weel-wared, weil-wared, weel-waurt, weel-waured, weel-willy, weel-willie, weel-daein, weill-kent, wale, weelfare, weilfare, weelness, weilness, weillness, unweel, unweill, onweel, unweil, oonweel, unweelness, unweillness, onweelness, unweilness,
weel [wil]
n. Weal, welfare, well-being.
adv. Well, very, quite, much. Very much, indeed, really.
adj. Well, in good health. Of food: fully cooked, ready to eat.

Compounds and phrases etc.

guid an weel: Well and good.
makkit weel: Succeeded, successful.
nae weel: Unwell, ill, poorly.
ne'er-dae-weel: A never-do-well.
no weel: Not well.
sets her weel: Becomes her well.
unweel: Not in good health, indisposed.
unweelness: Bad health, illness.
weel-aff: Well-off, well-to-do, wealthy, prosperous. To copy down.
weel-a-weel: int. Very well, all right!
weelfare: Welfare.
weelness: Good health.
Weelum, Weilum, Willum, willie, wullie, willy, wully, Beel, billie, billy, billies, billieboy, billyboy, willie-whip-the-wind, Wull, stickie-willie,
Weelum ['wiləm]
also Willum ['wɪləm, 'wʌləm]
n. The personal name William.
dim. Weel ['wil], Will(ie) ['wɪl(ɪ), 'wʌl(ɪ)], Beel ['bil], Bill(ie) [bɪl(ɪ), bɪl(e)]

billie ['bɪlɪ, 'bɪle]
n. A companion, fellow, comrade, brother.
pl. billies male companions, lively young fellows

Compounds and phrases etc.

billieboy: A protestant (follower of William III).
corn willie: The yellow wagtail Motacilla flava.
gray willie: NN.a. A young seagull.
Haly Willie: A sanctimonious person.
puir willie: The bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica.
raggie-willie: I.Sh. Ragged-robin Lychnis flos-cuculi.
Scots Willie: The cod.
stinkin Billie: The sweet William.
stinkin Willie: The ragwort.
sticky Willie: The goosegrass Galium aparine.
willie-beeb: NN.b. The common sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos or purple sandpiper Erolia maritima.
willock, wilkie: I.Sh. The razorbill Alca torda.

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