Widder vs Didder - What's the difference?

widder | didder |


As a noun widder

is .

As a verb didder is

to rattle or shiver.

widder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • *{{quote-book, year=1858, author=Various, title=The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, Number 9, July, 1858, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=At the sewing- society the matter was fully discussed. Mrs. Greenfield, the doctor's wife, admitted that it would be an excellent match, "jest a child apiece, both on 'em well brought up, used to good company, and all that; but, land's sakes! he, with his mint o' money, a'n't a-goin' to marry a poor widder that ha'n't got nothin' but her husband's pictur' and her boy,--not he!" }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1884, author=William O. Stoddard, title=Dab Kinzer, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=And then, before the public mind had become sufficiently settled to inquire into the matter, the rumor changed itself into a piece of positive news:-- "The widder Kinzer's moved over into Ham's house, bag and baggage." }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1901, author=Charles W. Chesnutt, title=The Marrow of Tradition, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=She wuz a widder fer de secon' time, an' didn' have no child'en, an' could jes' as well come as not. " }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1920, author=Marie Conway Oemler, title=The Purple Heights, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=I wouldn't like the missus to be a widder : she's too darn good-lookin'." }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1958, author=Robert W. Service, title=Ballads of a Bohemian, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=There was five of us lads from the brickyard; 'Enry was gassed at Bapome, Sydney was drowned in a crater, 'Erbert was 'alved by a shell; Joe was the pick o' the posy, might 'a bin sifely at 'ome, Only son of 'is mother, 'er a widder as well. }}

    didder

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To rattle or shiver.
  • See also

    * dither