Definition of widdie in US English:

widdie

noun

Scottish
  • A rope used for hanging; a hangman's noose. Chiefly in allusive expressions referring to hanging. Compare widdiefu, "widdieneck". Now archaic and rare.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). Northern and Scots variant of withy.

Pronunciation

widdie

/ˈwɪdi/