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 for Will ye, hill ye
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Will \Will\, v. i.
     To be willing; to be inclined or disposed; to be pleased; to
     wish; to desire.
     [1913 Webster]
           And behold, there came a leper and worshiped him,
           saying, Lord if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
           And Jesus . . . touched him, saying, I will; be thou
           clean.                                   --Matt. viii.
                                                    2, 3.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: This word has been confused with will, v. i., to
           choose, which, unlike this, is of the weak conjugation.
           [1913 Webster]
     Will I, nill I, or Will ye, hill ye, or Will he, nill
     he, whether I, you, or he will it or not; hence, without
        choice; compulsorily; -- commonly abbreviated to willy
        nilly. "If I must take service willy nilly." --J. H.
        Newman. "Land for all who would till it, and reading and
        writing will ye, nill ye." --Lowell.
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