to speak or tell; to talk criminal jargon, to lie; thus widding n.
|Martin Mark-all 43: Stow your whids & plant, and whid no more of that.|
|Crabree Lectures 191: Cove. I whid to thee: I budged to the bowsing Ken, & there I bowsed all my lower amongst the Beane Coves, and Doxes.|
|Whole Art of Thieving n.p.: Wid rumley speak well.|
|Autobiog. 48: He [...] asked me if I would accept a gauge of budge, which I did; after whidding over it about an hour, he asked me to take a walk.|
|Real Life in London I 559: I’m d—d if he was not up to slum, and he whiddied their wattles with the velvet, and floored the town toddlers easy enough.|
|Swell’s Night Guide 60: So nanty widding about pluck and cartsue; the biggest dogs dosn’t awlus wag the longest tails, you know.|