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adjective Date: 15th century 1. archaic a. not able or accustomed to sleep or rest ; wakeful b. causing sleeplessness c. spent in wakefulness ; sleepless 2. ...
adverb see watchful
noun see watchful
noun Date: 1630 one that makes or repairs watches or clocks • watchmaking noun
noun see watchmaker
noun Date: 15th century a person who keeps watch ; guard
noun Date: 1544 a tower for a lookout
noun Date: 15th century 1. a word or phrase used as a sign of recognition among members of the same society, class, or group 2. a. a word or motto that embodies a ...
geographical name — see Salzgitter
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wæter; akin to Old High German wazzar water, Greek hydōr, Latin unda wave Date: before 12th ...
water bag
noun Date: 1638 1. a bag for holding water; especially one designed to keep water cool for drinking by evaporation through a slightly porous surface 2. bag of waters — ...
water balance
noun Date: 1911 the ratio between the water assimilated into the body and that lost from the body; also the condition of the body when this ratio approximates equilibrium
water ballet
noun Date: 1926 a synchronized sequence of movements performed by a group of swimmers
water bear
noun Date: 1852 tardigrade
Water Bearer
noun Date: 1594 1. Aquarius 1 2. Aquarius 2a
water bed
noun Date: 1844 a bed whose mattress is a watertight bag filled with water
water beetle
noun Date: circa 1668 any of numerous oval flattened aquatic beetles (as a diving beetle or whirligig beetle) that swim by means of their fringed hind legs which act together ...
water biscuit
noun Date: 1786 a cracker of flour and water and sometimes fat
water blister
noun Date: 1836 a blister with a clear watery content
water bloom
noun Date: 1903 bloom 1d
water boatman
noun Date: 1815 1. backswimmer 2. any of various oval flattened aquatic bugs (family Corixidae) of fresh or brackish water with fringed hind legs modified into paddles
water boy
noun Date: 1859 one who keeps a group (as of football players) supplied with drinking water
water buffalo
noun Date: 1847 an often domesticated Asian buffalo (Bubalus bubalis syn. B. arnee)
water bug
noun Date: 1750 any of various small arthropods and especially insects that frequent damp or wet places: as a. German cockroach b. water boatman c. any of various ...
water cannon
noun Date: 1964 a large truck-mounted nozzle for directing a high-pressure stream of water (as at a crowd of rioters or demonstrators)
water chestnut
noun Date: 1854 1. any of a genus (Trapa, especially T. natans of the family Trapaceae, the water-chestnut family) of Old World aquatic herbs sometimes grown as ornamentals; ...
water clock
noun Date: 1601 an instrument designed to measure time by the fall or flow of a quantity of water — called also clepsydra
water closet
noun Date: 1755 1. a compartment or room with a toilet 2. a toilet bowl and its accessories
water cycle
noun Date: 1928 hydrologic cycle
water dog
noun Date: 1674 1. a person (as a skilled sailor) who is quite at ease in or on water 2. any of several large American salamanders; especially any of a genus (Necturus of ...
water down
transitive verb Date: 1850 to reduce or temper the force or effectiveness of • watered-down adjective
water flea
noun Date: circa 1585 any of various small active dark or brightly colored aquatic crustaceans (as a daphnia or cyclops)
water gap
noun Date: 1756 a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream runs — compare wind gap
water garden
noun Date: 1862 1. a garden in which aquatic plants predominate 2. a garden built about a stream or pool as a central feature
water gas
noun Date: 1851 a poisonous flammable gaseous mixture that consists chiefly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen with small amounts of methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen, is ...
water gate
noun Date: 13th century 1. a gate (as of a building) giving access to a body of water 2. floodgate
water gauge
noun Date: circa 1706 an instrument to measure or find the depth or quantity of water or to indicate the height of its surface especially in a steam boiler
water glass
noun Date: 1612 1. a glass vessel (as a drinking glass) for holding water 2. an instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom used for examining objects ...
water gun
noun Date: 1951 water pistol
water hammer
noun Date: circa 1890 a concussion or sound of concussion of moving water against the sides of a containing pipe or vessel (as a steam pipe)
water haul
noun Etymology: from the figure of a fishing net that catches nothing but water Date: 1823 a fruitless effort
water heater
noun Date: circa 1876 an apparatus for heating and usually storing hot water (as for domestic use)
water hemlock
noun Date: circa 1764 a tall poisonous Eurasian perennial herb (Cicuta virosa) of the carrot family; also any of several poisonous North American plants (especially Cicuta ...
water hen
noun Date: circa 1529 any of various birds (as a coot or gallinule) of the rail family
water hole
noun Date: circa 1653 1. a natural hole or hollow containing water 2. a hole in a surface of ice
water hyacinth
noun Date: circa 1890 a showy floating aquatic herb (Eichhornia crassipes) of tropical South America that has become naturalized in warm regions (as of the southern United ...
water ice
noun Date: 1818 a frozen dessert of water, sugar, and flavoring
water jacket
noun Date: 1869 an outer casing which holds water or through which water circulates to cool the interior; specifically the enclosed space surrounding the cylinder block of an ...
water jump
noun Date: 1875 an obstacle (as in a steeplechase) consisting of a pool, stream, or ditch of water
water level
noun Date: 1563 1. an instrument to show the level by means of the surface of water in a trough or in a U-shaped tube 2. the surface of still water: as a. the level ...
water lily
noun Date: 14th century any of various aquatic plants (especially genera Nymphaea and Nuphar of the family Nymphaeaceae, the water-lily family) with floating leaves and ...
water main
noun Date: 1803 a pipe or conduit for conveying water
water meter
noun Date: circa 1858 an instrument for recording the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet
water milfoil
noun Date: 1578 any of a genus (Myriophyllum of the family Haloragaceae) of aquatic herbs with finely pinnate submersed leaves
water mill
noun Date: 15th century a mill whose machinery is moved by water
water moccasin
noun Date: circa 1821 1. a venomous semiaquatic pit viper (Agkistrodon piscivorus) chiefly of the southeastern United States that is closely related to the copperhead — ...
water mold
noun Date: 1899 any of various fungi of water or moist soils
water nymph
noun Date: 14th century a nymph (as a naiad, Nereid, or Oceanid) associated with a body of water
water oak
noun Date: 1687 any of several American oaks that thrive in wet soils; especially one (Quercus nigra) of the eastern United States
water of crystallization
Date: 1791 water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure
water of hydration
Date: circa 1889 water that is chemically combined with a substance to form a hydrate and can be expelled (as by heating) without essentially altering the composition of the ...
water on the knee
Date: circa 1890 an accumulation of synovial fluid in the knee joint (as from injury or disease) marked especially by swelling
water ouzel
noun Date: 1622 dipper 2
water park
noun Date: 1983 an amusement park with facilities (as pools and wetted slides) for aquatic recreation
water parting
noun Date: 1859 divide 2a
water pepper
noun Date: circa 1538 an annual European smartweed (Polygonum hydropiper) of moist soils with extremely acrid peppery juice that is naturalized in North America; also a ...
water pill
noun Date: circa 1981 a diuretic pill
water pimpernel
noun Date: circa 1760 either of two small white-flowered herbs (Samolus valerandi of Eurasia and S. parviflorus syn. S. floribundus of America) of the primrose family that ...
water pipe
noun Date: 15th century 1. a pipe for conveying water 2. a smoking device that consists of a bowl mounted on a vessel of water which is provided with a long tube and ...
water pistol
noun Date: 1905 a toy pistol designed to squirt a jet of liquid — called also water gun, squirt gun
water plantain
noun Date: circa 1538 any of a genus (Alisma of the family Alismataceae, the water-plantain family) of marsh or aquatic herbs with acrid sap and scapose 3-petaled flowers
water polo
noun Date: circa 1884 a goal game similar to soccer that is played in water by teams of swimmers using a ball resembling a soccer ball
water privilege
noun Date: 1804 the right to use water especially as a source of mechanical power
water rat
noun Date: circa 1552 1. a rodent that frequents water 2. a waterfront loafer or petty thief
water right
noun Date: 1793 a right to the use of water (as for irrigation); especially riparian right
water sapphire
noun Date: circa 1741 a deep blue cordierite sometimes used as a gem
water scorpion
noun Date: 1681 any of numerous aquatic bugs (family Nepidae) with the end of the abdomen prolonged by a long breathing tube
water shield
noun Date: circa 1818 an aquatic herb (Brasenia schreberi) having floating oval leaves with a gelatinous coating and small dull purple flowers; also any of a related genus ...
water ski
noun Date: 1931 a ski used in planing over water while being towed by a speedboat • water-ski intransitive verb
water snake
noun Date: circa 1601 any of various snakes (especially genus Nerodia formerly included in the genus Natrix) that frequent or inhabit freshwaters and feed largely on aquatic ...
water spaniel
noun Date: 1566 a spaniel of either of two breeds: a. American water spaniel b. Irish water spaniel
water sprite
noun Date: 1798 a sprite believed to inhabit or haunt water ; water nymph
water sprout
noun Date: circa 1892 a vigorous upright shoot from an adventitious or latent bud on the trunk or main branch of a tree
water strider
noun Date: 1888 any of various long-legged bugs (family Gerridae) that move about on the surface of the water
water supply
noun Date: 1849 a source, means, or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines
water table
noun Date: 15th century 1. a stringcourse or similar member when projecting so as to throw off water 2. the upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with ...
water taxi
noun Date: 1928 a boat functioning (as within a harbor) as a taxi
water tower
noun Date: circa 1883 a tower or standpipe serving as a reservoir to deliver water at a required head
water turkey
noun Date: 1836 the New World anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
water vapor
noun Date: 1833 water in a vaporous form especially when below boiling temperature and diffused (as in the atmosphere)
water wagon
noun Date: 1902 a wagon or motortruck equipped with a tank or barrels for hauling water or for sprinkling
water wings
noun plural Date: 1907 an air-filled device that fits around the arms of a person learning to swim so as to provide buoyancy
water witch
noun Date: 1817 one who dowses for water • water witching noun
water witcher
noun Date: 1961 water witch
water witching
noun see water witch
adjective Date: 1896 treated with a finish that is resistant but not impervious to penetration by water
adjective Date: 1921 water-repellent
intransitive verb see water ski
noun Date: 1931 one who water-skis
transitive verb Date: 1791 to soak in water
water-vascular system
noun Date: 1870 a system of canals in echinoderms containing a circulating watery fluid that is used for the movement of the tentacles and tube feet
noun Date: 15th century a swimming or wading bird
adjective Date: circa 1559 supported, carried, or transmitted by water
noun (plural waterbuck or waterbucks) Date: 1839 a stocky antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) of sub-Saharan Africa that commonly frequent streams or wet areas
geographical name city W central Connecticut population 107,271
noun Date: 1596 1. a paint of which the liquid is a water dispersion of the binding material (as glue, casein, or gum) 2. the art or method of painting with watercolors 3. ...
noun see watercolor
noun Date: 1846 a device for dispensing refrigerated drinking water
noun Date: 1510 1. a natural or artificial channel through which water flows 2. a stream of water (as a river, brook, or underground stream)
noun Date: 1566 1. skill in aquatic activities (as managing boats) 2. a. ship, boat b. craft for water transport
noun Date: 14th century 1. any of several aquatic or semiaquatic cresses; especially a perennial cress (Nasturtium officinale) native to Europe and southwestern Asia that is ...
adjective see water down
geographical name river South Carolina, lower course of the Catawba — see Congaree
noun Date: 1549 one that waters: as a. a person who obtains or supplies drinking water b. a device used for supplying water to livestock and poultry — called also ...
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream b. an artificial waterfall (as in a hotel lobby or a nightclub) 2. ...
I. noun Date: 1928 the process of waterflooding an oil well II. intransitive verb Date: 1928 to pump water into the ground around an oil well nearing depletion in order to ...
geographical name 1. county S Ireland in Munster area 710 square miles (1846 square kilometers), population 51,296 2. city & port, its capital population 40,345
noun (plural -fowl; also -fowls) Date: 14th century a bird that frequents water; especially a swimming game bird (as a duck or goose) as distinguished from an upland game ...
noun Date: 1968 a hunter of waterfowl • waterfowling noun
noun see waterfowler
noun Date: 1766 land, land with buildings, or a section of a town fronting or abutting on a body of water
noun Etymology: Watergate, apartment and office complex in Washington, D.C.; from the scandal following the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters there in ...
adverb see watery
noun see watery
watering can
noun Date: 1692 a vessel usually with a spout used to sprinkle or pour water especially on plants — called also watering pot
watering hole
noun Date: 1882 1. water hole 1 2. a place where people gather socially; especially watering place 3
watering place
noun Date: 15th century 1. a place where water may be obtained; especially one where animals and especially livestock come to drink 2. a health or recreational resort ...
watering pot
noun see watering can
adjective Date: 1542 somewhat watery • waterishness noun
noun see waterish
noun (plural waterleafs) Date: circa 1760 any of a genus (Hydrophyllum of the family Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family) of perennial or biennial North American woodland ...
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. lacking or destitute of water ; dry 2. not requiring water (as for cooling or cooking) • waterlessness noun
noun see waterless
noun Date: circa 1625 a line that marks the level of the surface of water on something: as a. (1) the point on the hull of a ship or boat to which the water rises ...
transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from waterlogged Date: 1779 to make waterlogged
adjective Etymology: 1water + log to accumulate in the hold Date: circa 1776 1. so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage 2. saturated with water
noun (plural -loos) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Waterloo, Belgium, scene of Napoleon's defeat in 1815 Date: 1816 a decisive or final defeat or setback
geographical name 1. city NE central Iowa population 68,747 2. town central Belgium S of Brussels population 27,860 3. city Canada in SE Ontario W of Kitchener population ...
noun Date: 12th century one who works or lives on the water: as a. a man who makes his living from the water (as by fishing) b. a boatman who plies for hire usually on ...
noun Date: 1882 the business, skill, or art of a waterman: as a. technique or expertness in rowing b. technique or expertness in swimming
I. noun Date: 1640 1. a mark indicating the height to which water has risen 2. a marking in paper resulting from differences in thickness usually produced by pressure of a ...
noun Date: 1615 1. a large oblong or roundish fruit with a hard green or white rind often striped or variegated, a sweet watery pink, yellowish, or red pulp, and usually ...
noun Date: 1817 1. the power of water employed to move machinery 2. a fall of water suitable for being used to move machinery
I. adjective Date: 1736 impervious to water; especially covered or treated with a material (as a solution of rubber) to prevent permeation by water • waterproofness ...
noun see waterproof III
noun Date: 1845 1. a. the act or process of making something waterproof b. the condition of being made waterproof 2. something (as a coating) capable of imparting ...
noun see waterproof I
biographical name Ethel 1896-1977 American actress & singer
noun Date: 1842 a water or sea view ; seascape 1
noun Date: 1803 1. a. divide 2a b. a region or area bounded peripherally by a divide and draining ultimately to a particular watercourse or body of water 2. a crucial ...
I. noun Date: 14th century the margin of a body of water ; waterfront II. adjective Date: 1663 1. employed along the waterside ; also of or relating to the workers along ...
noun Date: 1931 the sport of planing and jumping on water skis
noun Date: 1974 a continuously wetted chute (as at an amusement park) down which people slide into a pool
noun Date: 14th century 1. a pipe, duct, or orifice from which water is spouted or through which it is carried 2. a funnel-shaped or tubular column of rotating ...
noun Date: circa 1813 either of two North American warblers (Seiurus noveboracensis and S. motacilla of the family Parulidae) found near freshwater (as a stream)
adjective Date: 14th century 1. of such tight construction or fit as to be impermeable to water except when under sufficient pressure to produce structural discontinuity 2. ...
noun see watertight
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
geographical name reservation comprising Glacier National Park (reservation NW Montana) & Waterton Lakes National Park (reservation Canada in S Alberta in Rocky Mountains)
geographical name 1. town E Massachusetts W of Boston population 32,986 2. city N central New York SE of Kingston, Ontario population 26,705
noun Date: 15th century 1. a way or channel for water 2. a navigable body of water
noun Date: 1842 any of various floating or submerged aquatic plants (as elodea) having usually inconspicuous flowers
noun Date: 15th century 1. a wheel made to rotate by direct action of water 2. a wheel for raising water
noun plural Date: 1568 1. the system of reservoirs, channels, mains, and pumping and purifying equipment by which a water supply is obtained and distributed (as to a city) ...
adjective Date: 1815 worn, smoothed, or polished by the action of water
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. consisting of, filled with, or surrounded by water b. containing, sodden with, or yielding water or a thin liquid 2. a. ...
noun Etymology: Dutch dialect, from water water + zooi quantity of cooked food Date: 1949 a stew of fish or chicken and vegetables in a seasoned stock thickened with cream ...
geographical name town SE England in Hertfordshire population 72,100
abbreviation Wide-Area Telecommunications Service
I. biographical name James Dewey 1928- American geneticist II. biographical name John 1850-1907 pseudonym Ian Maclaren Scottish clergyman & author III. biographical name ...
adjective Date: 1964 of or relating to the Watson-Crick model
Watson-Crick model
noun Etymology: J. D. Watson & F. H. C. Crick Date: 1958 a model of DNA structure in which the molecule is a cross-linked double-stranded helix, each strand is composed of ...
biographical name Sir Robert Alexander 1892-1973 Scottish physicist
geographical name city W California population 44,265
noun Etymology: James Watt died 1819 Date: 1882 the absolute meter-kilogram-second unit of power equal to the work done at the rate of one joule per second or to the power ...
biographical name James 1736-1819 Scottish inventor
noun Date: 1888 a unit of work or energy equivalent to the power of one watt operating for one hour
noun Date: 1903 1. amount of power expressed in watts 2. amount of dynamic or mental energy or appeal
I. adjective Etymology: Antoine Watteau Date: 1861 1. of a hat shallow-crowned and having a wide brim turned up at the back to hold flower trimmings 2. of women's dress ...
geographical name city W Germany E of Essen population 80,527
biographical name Henry 1840-1921 American journalist & politician
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wattel, from Old English watel; akin to Old High German wadal bandage Date: before 12th century 1. a. a fabrication of poles interwoven ...
wattle and daub
noun Date: circa 1808 a framework of woven rods and twigs covered and plastered with clay and used in building construction • wattle-and-daub adjective
adjective see wattle and daub
noun Date: 1819 any of several Australasian honeyeaters (genus Anthochaera) having ear wattles
adjective see wattle I
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1887 an instrument for measuring electric power in watts
I. biographical name George Frederic 1817-1904 English painter & sculptor II. biographical name Isaac 1674-1748 English theologian & hymn writer III. geographical name ...
biographical name Walter Theodore 1832-1914 English critic & poet
noun (plural Watusi; also Watusis) Date: 1899 Tutsi
biographical name Evelyn Arthur St. John 1903-1966 English writer
geographical name city NE Illinois N of Chicago population 87,901
geographical name city SE Wisconsin population 64,825
geographical name city N central Wisconsin population 38,426
geographical name city SE Wisconsin population 47,271
noun Etymology: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service Date: 1942 a woman serving in the navy
I. verb (waved; waving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wafian to wave with the hands; akin to Old English wæfan to clothe and perhaps to Old English wefan to ...
wave band
noun Date: 1923 a band of radio-wave frequencies
wave equation
noun Date: 1926 a partial differential equation of the second order whose solutions describe wave phenomena
wave front
noun Date: circa 1864 a surface composed at any instant of all the points just reached by a vibrational disturbance in its propagation through a medium
wave mechanics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1926 1. the mathematical description of atomic and subatomic particles in terms of their wave characteristics 2. ...
wave number
noun Date: 1873 the number of waves per unit distance of radiant energy of a given wavelength ; the reciprocal of the wavelength
wave of the future
Date: 1940 an idea, product, or movement that is viewed as representing forces or a trend that will inevitably prevail
wave packet
noun Date: 1928 a pulse of radiant energy that is the resultant of a number of wave trains of differing wavelengths
wave theory
noun Date: 1833 a theory in physics: light is transmitted from luminous bodies to the eye and other objects by an undulatory movement — called also undulatory theory
wave train
noun Date: 1897 a succession of similar waves at equal intervals
adjective Date: 1599 having a wavelike form or outline: as a. having wavy lines of color ; watered b. marked by undulations ; curving
noun Date: 1845 a usually graphic representation of the shape of a wave that indicates its characteristics (as frequency and amplitude) — called also waveshape
noun Date: 1932 a device (as a duct, coaxial cable, or glass fiber) designed to confine and direct the propagation of electromagnetic waves (as light); especially a metal ...
noun Date: 1850 1. the distance in the line of advance of a wave from any one point to the next point of corresponding phase 2. a particular course or line of thought ...
adjective see wave II
adverb see wave II
noun Date: circa 1810 a little wave ; ripple
adjective see wave II
biographical name 1st Earl 1883-1950 Archibald Percival Wavell British field marshal; viceroy of India (1943-47)
I. intransitive verb (wavered; wavering) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English wǣfre restless, wafian to wave with the hands — more at wave Date: 14th century 1. ...
noun see waver I
adverb see waver I
adjective Date: 1820 that waves ; wavering
noun Date: 1907 waveform
adverb see wavy
noun see wavy
adjective (wavier; -est) Date: circa 1586 1. rising or swelling in waves; also abounding in waves 2. moving with an undulating motion ; fluctuating; also marked by ...
or vav noun Etymology: Hebrew wāw Date: 14th century the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English weax; akin to Old High German wahs wax, Lithuanian vaškas Date: before 12th century 1. a substance that is secreted by ...
wax bean
noun Date: 1897 a kidney bean with pods that turn creamy yellow to bright yellow when mature enough for use as snap beans
wax light
noun Date: 1599 a wax candle ; taper
wax moth
noun Date: 1766 a dull brownish or ashen pyralid moth (Galleria mellonella) with a larva that feeds on the honeycomb wax of bees
wax museum
noun Date: 1953 a place where wax effigies (as of famous historical persons) are exhibited
wax myrtle
noun Date: 1806 any of a genus (Myrica of the family Myricaceae, the wax-myrtle family) of trees or shrubs with aromatic foliage; especially a shrub or small tree (M. ...
wax palm
noun Date: circa 1828 any of several palms that yield wax: as a. an Andean pinnate-leaved palm (Ceroxylon alpinum syn. C. andicola) whose stem yields a resinous wax used in ...
wax paper
noun Date: circa 1844 waxed paper
noun Date: 1757 any of numerous Old World oscine birds (family Estrildidae, especially genus Estrilda) having white, pink, or reddish bills of a waxy appearance
waxed paper
noun Date: 1853 paper coated or treated with wax to make it resistant to water and grease and used especially as a wrapping
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. made of or covered with wax 2. resembling wax: as a. easily molded ; pliable b. seeming to lack vitality or animation ; pallid ...
noun Date: circa 1875 1. a device for applying wax 2. one whose work is applying or polishing with wax
noun see waxy
adjective see wax I
noun Date: 1817 any of a genus (Bombycilla) of American and Eurasian chiefly brown to gray oscine birds (as a cedar waxwing) having a showy crest, red waxy material on the ...
noun Date: 1663 1. an effigy in wax usually of a person 2. plural but singular or plural in construction wax museum
adjective (waxier; -est) Date: 1552 1. made of, abounding in, or covered with wax ; waxen 2. resembling wax: as a. readily shaped or molded b. marked by smooth or ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English weg; akin to Old High German weg way, Old English wegan to move, Latin vehere to carry, via way Date: before 12th century ...
Way of the Cross
Date: 1868 stations of the cross
way station
noun Date: 1850 1. a station set between principal stations on a line of travel (as a railroad) 2. an intermediate stopping place
adjective Date: 1954 far-out
noun Date: 1821 a document prepared by the carrier of a shipment of goods that contains details of the shipment, route, and charges
noun Etymology: Middle English weyfarere, from wey, way way + -farere traveler, from faren to go — more at fare Date: 15th century a traveler especially on foot • ...
adjective see wayfarer
wayfaring tree
noun Date: 1597 a Eurasian viburnum (Viburnum lantana) that has large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers and is common along waysides
noun Date: 1633 chiefly Scottish the act of leaving ; departure
noun Etymology: Old English Wēland Date: 1849 a heroic smith of Germanic legend
transitive verb (waylaid; -laying) Date: 1513 to lie in wait for or attack from ambush
adjective Date: 12th century having no road or path
biographical name Anthony 1745-1796 Mad Anthony American general in Revolution
noun Date: 1880 an intermediate point on a route or line of travel
noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Middle English wayes, from genitive of 1way Date: 1580 way 6
ways and means
noun plural Date: 15th century 1. methods and resources for accomplishing something and especially for defraying expenses 2. often capitalized W&M a. methods and ...
noun Date: 15th century the side of or land adjacent to a road or path • wayside adjective
adjective Etymology: Middle English, short for awayward turned away, from away, adverb + -ward Date: 14th century 1. following one's own capricious, wanton, or depraved ...
adverb see wayward
noun see wayward
adjective Date: 1788 wearied by traveling
geographical name region W Pakistan on border of Afghanistan NE of Baluchistan
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1961 slang anus
or German Waldenburg geographical name city SW Poland population 141,139
biographical name Lech 1943- Polish politician; president of Poland (1990-95)

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