Last modified on 21 August 2014, at 15:07

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of standard English wood, from Old English wōd (mad, insane).

AdjectiveEdit

wud (comparative more wud, superlative most wud)

  1. (dialectal) Mad.
    • 1887, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thrawn Janet, from The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables,
      Janet ran to him - she was fair wud wi' terror - an' clang to him, an' prayed him, for Christ's sake, save her frae the cummers; an' they, for their pairt, tauld him a' that was ken't, and maybe mair.

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wud (plural wuds)

  1. (South Scots) wood

VerbEdit

wud

  1. (South Scots) would (uncommon variant of wad)