Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gibbet.

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Examples

  • 'Play on Captain Green's wuddie,' [29] said the caddy on Leith Links; and his employer struck his ball in the direction of the Captain's gibbet on the sands.

    Historical Mysteries

  • His creator liked him, but I could have seen Silver withering on the wuddie at Execution Dock, or suspended from a yardarm, without shedding the tears of sensibility.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 1 (of 25)

  • Ye can gie my denner to Angus: he'll want hertenin 'for the wuddie (gallows). "

    Sir Gibbie

  • "But ye'll alloo, Grizzie, times are altert sin 'the day whan the laird cud gie a ch'ice atween a wife an' the wuddie!

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

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