wode


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wode \Wode\, a. [AS. w[=o]d.]
   Mad. See Wood, a. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wode \Wode\, n.
   Wood. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wood \Wood\ (w[oo^]d), a. [OE. wod, AS. w[=o]d; akin to OHG.
   wuot, Icel. [=o][eth]r, Goth. w[=o]ds, D. woede madness, G.
   wuth, wut, also to AS. w[=o][eth] song, Icel. [=o][eth]r, L.
   vates a seer, a poet. Cf. Wednesday.]
   Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic. [Obs.]
   [Written also wode.]
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         Our hoste gan to swear as [if] he were wood. --Chaucer.
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