Vocabulary : Waag to Waddied
Waag : The grivet.
Waahoo : The burning bush; -- said to be called after a quack medicine made from it.
Wabble : To move staggeringly or unsteadily from one side to the other; to vacillate; to move the manner of a rotating disk when the axis of rotation is inclined to that of the disk; -- said of a turning or whirling body; as, a top wabbles; a buzz saw wabbles. ;; A hobbling, unequal motion, as of a wheel unevenly hung; a staggering to and fro.
Wabbly : Inclined to wabble; wabbling.
Wacke : Alt. of Wacky
Wacky : A soft, earthy, dark-colored rock or clay derived from the alteration of basalt.
Wad : Woad. ;; A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow. ;; 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. ;; A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc. ;; To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton. ;; 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. ;; Alt. of Wadd
Wadd : 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. ;; Plumbago, or black lead.
Waddie : See Waddy.
Waddied : of Waddy
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