English explanatory dictionary online >> withess


Results for: withess

withess

withess


with·y  (w, wth)
adj.
1. Made of or as flexible as withes; tough.
2. Wiry and agile.
n. pl. with·ies
1. A rope or band made of withes.
2.
a. A long flexible twig, as that of an osier.
b. A tree or shrub having such twigs.

[withe + -y. N., from Middle English withye, willow branch, from Old English wthig, willow; see wei- in Indo-European roots.]
withess

Enter word: