withers

withers
writhes

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  • Withers — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexander Scott Withers, Historiker der frühen Appalachian Indian White Warfare Bill Withers (* 1938), amerikanischer Sänger und Songschreiber Charles W. J. Withers, schottischer historischer Geograph… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Withers & Co. — Withers (1907) Die Withers Co. Ltd. war ein britischer Automobilhersteller, der von 1906 bis 1915 in der Edgeware Road im Norden Londons ansässig war. Die Withers waren Oberklasse Automobile mit Vierzylinder Reihenmotoren. Die Hubräume lagen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Withers — With ers, n. pl. [Properly, the parts which resist the pull or strain in drawing a load; fr. OE. wither resistance, AS. wi[eth]re, fr. wi[eth]er against; akin to G. widerrist withers. See {With}, prep.] The ridge between the shoulder bones of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • withers — 1570s, probably from a dialectal survival of O.E. wiðer against, contrary, opposite (see WITH (Cf. with)) + plural suffix. Possibly so called because the withers are the parts of the animal that oppose the load. Cf. Ger. Widerrist withers, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • withers — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the highest part of a horse s back, lying at the base of the neck above the shoulders. ORIGIN apparently from obsolete widersome, from wither «against» (as the part that resists the strain of the collar) …   English terms dictionary

  • withers — [with′ərz] pl.n. [< ME wither, resistance (prob. in sense “that which the horse opposes to his load”) < OE withre, resistance < wither, against: see WITH] the highest part of the back of a horse or similar animal, located between the… …   English World dictionary

  • Withers — Wither redirects here. For the comic character, see Wither (comics). : For the family name, see Withers (surname). The withers is the highest point on the back of a non upright animal, on the ridge between its shoulder blades. HorsesThe withers… …   Wikipedia

  • Withers — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Withers est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Jane Withers (born 1926), American radio, television and movie actress Bill Withers (born 1938),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Withers — Recorded as Withar, Wither, and the patronymic Withers, this interesting surname of English origins, has two possible sources. The first is from the Old Norse male personal name Vitharr , or the Old Danish form Withar . These names are composed… …   Surnames reference

  • withers — noun plural Etymology: probably from obsolete English wither against, from Middle English, from Old English, from wither against; from the withers being the parts which resist the pull in drawing a load more at with Date: 1580 1. the ridge… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • withers — /widh euhrz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of a horse, cow, sheep, etc. See diag. under dog, horse. 2. wring one s withers, to cause one anxiety or trouble: The long involved lawsuit is wringing… …   Universalium

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