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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WUTH, adj. Deranged, off one's head (‡Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.).Rxb. 1925 E. C. Smith Mang Howes 6:
A lilteet a sang an whewed an yuooted, leike as A'd gane wuth.

[Mid.Eng. oothe, id., 15th c., O.N. óðr, mad, the Scand. equivalent of O.E. wōd. See Wuid, adj.]

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