Definitions for: Withe

[n] band or rope made of twisted twigs or stems
[n] strong flexible twig

Webster (1913) Definition: Withe (?; 277), n. [OE. withe. ????. See Withy, n.]
[Written also with.]
1. A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band; a
willow or osier twig; a withy.

2. A band consisting of a twig twisted.

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.

4. (Arch.) A partition between flues in a chimney.

Withe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Withed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To bind or fasten with withes.

You shall see him withed, and haltered, and staked, and
baited to death. --Bp. Hall.

Synonyms: withy

See Also: band, branchlet, osier, sprig, twig

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