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3 definitions found
 for Withy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Withy \With"y\, n.; pl. Withies. [OE. withe, wipi, AS.
     w[imac]?ig a willow, willow twig; akin to G. weide willow,
     OHG. w[imac]da, Icel. v[imac]?ja, a withy, Sw. vide a willow
     twig, Dan. vidie a willow, osier, Gr. ?, and probably to L.
     vitis a vine, viere to plait, Russ. vite. [root]141. Cf.
     Wine, Withe.]
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     1. (Bot.) The osier willow ({Salix viminalis). See Osier,
        n.
        (a) .
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     2. A withe. See Withe, 1.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Withy \With"y\, a.
     Made of withes; like a withe; flexible and tough; also,
     abounding in withes.
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           The stream is brimful now, and lies high in this little
           withy plantation.                        --G. Eliot.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  withy
      n 1: strong flexible twig [syn: withe, withy]

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