Rud vs Wud - What's the difference?

rud | wud |


As an abbreviation rud

is (engineering|euphemism) (an explosion) ;.

As an adjective wud is

(dialectal) mad.

rud

English

Noun

(-)
  • redness; blush
  • ruddle; red ochre
  • A fish, the rudd.
  • Verb

    (rudd)
  • (label) To become red; redden.
  • To make red.
  • (Spenser)

    See also

    * ruddy (Webster 1913) ----

    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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