Wud vs Bud - What's the difference?

wud | bud |


As an adjective wud

is (dialectal) mad.

As a proper noun bud is

a male nickname or bud can be (informal) a nickname for the beer.

wud

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (dialectal) Mad.
  • * 1887 , '', 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.
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    bud

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) budde 'bud, seedpod', from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (wikipedia bud) (en noun)
  • A newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded.
  • After a long, cold winter, the trees finally began to produce buds .
  • (usually uncountable, slang) Potent cannabis taken from the flowering part of the plant (the bud ), or marijuana generally.
  • Hey bro, want to smoke some bud ?
  • A small rounded body in the process of splitting from an organism, which may grow into a genetically identical new organism.
  • In this slide, you can see a yeast cell forming buds .
  • A weaned calf in its first year, so called because the horns are then beginning to bud.
  • Synonyms
    * (marijuana) nug; see also
    Derived terms
    * redbud * taste bud * bud of promise

    Verb

    (budd)
  • To form buds.
  • The trees are finally starting to bud .
  • To reproduce by splitting off buds.
  • Yeast reproduces by budding .
  • To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
  • To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise.
  • a budding virgin
    (Shakespeare)

    Etymology 2

    From (buddy).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) Buddy, friend.
  • I like to hang out with my buds on Saturday night.
  • (informal) (used to address a male)
  • Synonyms
    * See also

    Anagrams

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