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Definition of Wad
WadWad Wad, n. [See Woad.]
Woad. [Obs.] WadWad Wad, n. [Probably of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. vadd wadding,
Dan vat, D. & G. watte. Cf. Wadmol.]
1. A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow.
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. WadWad Wad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waded; p. pr. & vb. n.
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.
Wad Wad, Wadd Wadd, n. (Min.)
(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.
wadWoad Woad, n. [OE. wod, AS. w[=a]d; akin to D. weede, G. waid,
OHG. weit, Dan. vaid, veid, Sw. veide, L. vitrum.] [Written
also wad, and wade.]
1. (Bot.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis
tinctoria). It was formerly cultivated for the blue
coloring matter derived from its leaves.
2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the
powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It
is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with
indigo as a ferment in dyeing.
Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry
Wild woad (Bot.), the weld (Reseda luteola). See Weld.
Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad.
Meaning of Wad from wikipedia
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