EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to German Wittewal, Wiedewall. Compare wittol.

NounEdit

witwall (plural witwalls)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The golden oriole.
  2. (Britain, dialect) The great spotted woodpecker.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for witwall in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)