from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A gibbet.
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'Play on Captain Green's wuddie,'  said the caddy on Leith Links; and his employer struck his ball in the direction of the Captain's gibbet on the sands.
His creator liked him, but I could have seen Silver withering on the wuddie at Execution Dock, or suspended from a yardarm, without shedding the tears of sensibility.
Ye can gie my denner to Angus: he'll want hertenin 'for the wuddie (gallows). "
"But ye'll alloo, Grizzie, times are altert sin 'the day whan the laird cud gie a ch'ice atween a wife an' the wuddie!