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Wad meaning

wad - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Woad.
  2. 2. A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc.
  5. 5. To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Alt. of Wadd
  8. 8. Mass of paper, tow, & c., packed together, or used to keep the charge in a gun.
  9. 9. To form into a wad; to line with wadding.

wad - examples of usage

  1. I wad like fine to be able to do that.
  2. He thought fine he wad cut ye in two.
  3. We don't use to wad in Scotland as you wad in England.
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