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English Word:

wad


English Pronunciation:

wad


Noun:


⇨Etymology

See Woad.


⇨Definition

Woad. (obsolete)



Noun:


⇨Etymology

Probably of (Scandinavian) origin; confer (Swedish) vadd wadding, Dan vat, (Dutch) & German watte. Confer Wadmol.


⇨Definition

1. A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow. Holland.

2. Specifically: A little mass of some soft or flexible material, such as hay, straw, tow, paper, or old rope yarn, used for retaining a charge of powder in a gun, or for keeping the powder and shot close; also, to diminish or avoid the effects of windage. Also, by extension, a dusk of felt, pasteboard, etc. serving a similar purpose.

3. A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc. Wed hook, a rod with a screw or hook at the end, used for removing the wad from a gun.



Transitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

imperfect & past participle Waded; present participle & verbal noun Wadding.


⇨Definition

1. To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton.

2. To insert or crowd a wad into; as, to wad a gun; also, to stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton; as, to wad a cloak.

Wadd,



Noun:


⇨Definition

(Mineralogy) (a) An earthy oxide of manganese, or mixture of different oxides and water, with some oxide of iron, and often silica, alumina, lime, or baryta; black ocher. There are several varieties. (b) Plumbago, or black lead.



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