KJV Dictionary Definition: wither
1. To fade; to lose its native freshness; to become sapless; to dry.
It shall wither in all the leaves of her spring. Ezekiel 17.
2. To waste; to pine away; as animal bodies; as a withered hand. Matthew 12.
3. To lose or want animal moisture.
Now warm in love, now withring in the grave.
1. To cause to fade and become dry; as, the sun withereth the grass. James 1.
2. To cause to shrink, wrinkle and decay, for want of animal moisture.
Age cannot wither her.
WITHERED, pp. Faded; dried; shrunk.
WITHERING, ppr. Fading; becoming dry.
WITHERS, n. This seems to signify a joining, from the root of with. The juncture of the shoulder bones of a horse, at the bottom of the neck.