Pronounced: SHOW-boat, verb/noun
Notes: This was a borderline word. I was pretty close to the meaning
The word wuther means “the manner of wind blowing fiercely”
This word came into English in the mid-1800s
Background / Comments
I got this word confused with “druther” or “druthers”. Our word is more commonly found in the UK and comes from a variant of Scots whither, which comes from Middle English (Scots) word quhediren, which may have comes from Old Norse hvitha (squall of wind).