withe


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Withe \Withe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Withed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Withing.]
   To bind or fasten with withes.
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         You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and
         baited to death.                         --Bp. Hall.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Withe \Withe\ (?; 277), n. [OE. withe. ????. See Withy, n.]
   [Written also with.]
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   1. A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band; a
      willow or osier twig; a withy.
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   2. A band consisting of a twig twisted.
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   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. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
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   4. (Arch.) A partition between flues in a chimney.
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