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Page 14 of 37 for the letter W

weed, weid,
weed [wid]
n. Clothing, a winding-sheet, shroud.
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.
dim. weedie, weedock A little weed.
v. To remove weeds.
pt. pp. weedit, wed [wɛd]

Compounds and phrases etc.

benweed ['bɛn-]: the common ragwort
midden-weed: the knotgrass or fat hen
ragweed ['rag-]: the ragwort
simmer weed: mastitis
tae 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 destryng 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.

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.

common weel: the common good or well-being
guid an weel: well and good
nae weel: unwell
no weel: ill, poorly
unweel: not in good health, indisposed
unweelness: bad health, illness
weel-daein: successful, affluent
weel seen: well seen, evident
weel up: well to do, wealthy
weel-aff [-af, -ɑf]: well-off, well-to-do, wealthy, prosperous
weel-A-wat [-a wat, -wet, MN. -wəit]: int. Well-I-know, certainly!
weel-a-weel: int. Very well, all right!
weel come: arriving at a propitious or opportune moment, of good stock or lineage, of honourable parentage, well-born
weelfare: welfare
weel-farrant: of pleasant appearance or demeanour
weel-faured: well-favoured, good-looking, decent, respectable
weel fired: well baked
weel foggit [-'fɔgɪt, -'fʌgɪt]: well-off as the result of thrift
weel haint:well preserved, in good shape, used sparingly or economically
weel happit: well covered up, well protected
weel-hertit [-hɛrtɪt, -he:rtɪt]: optimistic
weel-kent: well-known
weelness: good health
weel plenisht: well provided for
weel-tae-pass: prosperous, well-to-do
weel thriven, weel thri'en [-θrɪvn, -θrɛin]: well grown
weel wared [-we:rd]: well spent, well deserved, well earned
weel-willy: kindly, disposed, ready, willing
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.

billy biter, billy nipper: U. the blue tit Parsus caeruleus
billie blind: a household Brownie, a benevolent spirit
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
willie wagtail: the pied wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii
willie-whip-the-wind [-ʍɪp ðə wɪn(d), -wʌn(d), MN. -win, -ʍʌp-, -ʍip-, N. -fʌp-]: the kestrel
willock, wilkie: I.Sh.. the razorbill Alca torda

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