Meaning of withy

with•y

Pronunciation: (wi'ē, with'ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj., with•ies, with•i•er, with•i•est.
—n.
  1. a willow.
  2. a pliable branch or twig, esp. a withe.
  3. a band, loop, halter, or rope of slender twigs; widdy.
—adj.
  1. made of pliable branches or twigs, esp. of withes.
  2. flexible; pliable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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