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welfarism
noun Date: 1949 the complex of policies, attitudes, and beliefs associated with the welfare state • welfarist noun or adjective
welfarist
noun or adjective see welfarism
welkin
noun Etymology: Middle English, literally, cloud, from Old English wolcen; akin to Old High German wolkan cloud Date: 12th century 1. a. the vault of the sky ; firmament ...
well
I. noun Etymology: Middle English welle, from Old English; akin to Old English weallan to bubble, boil, Old High German wella wave, Lithuanian vilnis Date: before 12th century ...
well deck
noun Date: 1888 a space on the weather deck of a ship lying at a lower level between a raised forecastle or poop and the bridge superstructure
well-adjusted
adjective Date: 1692 well-balanced 2
well-advised
adjective Date: 14th century 1. acting with wisdom, wise counsel, or proper deliberation ; prudent 2. resulting from, based on, or showing careful deliberation or wise ...
well-appointed
adjective Date: 1530 having good and complete equipment ; properly fitted out
well-balanced
adjective Date: 1629 1. nicely or evenly balanced, arranged, or regulated 2. emotionally or psychologically untroubled
well-being
noun Date: 1582 the state of being happy, healthy, or prosperous ; welfare
well-beloved
adjective Date: 14th century 1. sincerely and deeply loved 2. sincerely respected — used in various ceremonial forms of address
well-bred
adjective Date: circa 1589 1. having or displaying good breeding ; refined 2. having a good pedigree
well-conditioned
adjective Date: 15th century 1. characterized by proper disposition, morals, or behavior 2. having a good physical condition ; sound
well-defined
adjective Date: 1704 1. having clearly distinguishable limits, boundaries, or features 2. clearly stated or described
well-disposed
adjective Date: 14th century having a good disposition; especially disposed to be friendly, favorable, or sympathetic
well-done
adjective Date: 14th century 1. rightly or properly performed 2. cooked thoroughly
well-endowed
adjective Date: 1639 1. well-supported financially ; well-fixed 2. having large breasts
well-favored
adjective Date: 15th century good-looking, handsome • well-favoredness noun
well-favoredness
noun see well-favored
well-fixed
adjective Date: 1652 having plenty of money or property
well-found
adjective Date: 1781 fully furnished ; properly equipped
well-founded
adjective Date: 14th century based on excellent reasoning, information, judgment, or grounds
well-groomed
adjective Date: 1840 1. well-dressed and scrupulously neat 2. made neat, tidy, and attractive down to the smallest details
well-grounded
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a firm foundation 2. well-founded
well-handled
adjective Date: 15th century 1. managed or administered efficiently 2. having been handled a great deal
well-heeled
adjective Date: 1897 having plenty of money ; well-fixed
well-informed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having extensive knowledge especially of current topics and events 2. thoroughly knowledgeable in a particular subject
well-intentioned
adjective Date: 1598 well-meaning
well-knit
adjective Date: 15th century firmly knit ; especially firmly and strongly constructioncted, compacted, or framed
well-known
adjective Date: 15th century fully or widely known
well-meaning
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having good intentions 2. based on good intentions
well-meant
adjective Date: 15th century well-meaning 2
well-nigh
adverb Date: 12th century almost, nearly
well-off
adjective Date: 1722 1. being in good condition or favorable circumstances 2. well provided ; having no lack — usually used with for 3. a. being in easy or affluent ...
well-oiled
adjective Date: 1817 smoothly functioning
well-ordered
adjective Date: 1589 1. having an orderly procedure or arrangement 2. partially ordered with every subset containing a first element and exactly one of the relationships ...
well-ordering
noun see well-ordered
well-placed
adjective Date: 1562 appropriately or advantageously directed or positioned
well-read
adjective Date: 1592 well-informed or deeply versed through reading
well-rounded
adjective Date: 1823 fully or broadly developed: as a. having a broad educational background b. comprehensive
well-set
adjective Date: 14th century 1. well or firmly established 2. strongly built
well-spoken
adjective Date: 15th century 1. speaking well, fitly, or courteously 2. spoken with propriety
well-taken
adjective Date: 1761 well-grounded, justifiable
well-thought-of
adjective Date: 1576 being of good repute
well-timed
adjective Date: circa 1656 happening at an opportune moment ; timely
well-to-do
adjective Date: 1805 having more than adequate financial resources ; prosperous
well-turned
adjective Date: 1616 1. symmetrically shaped or rounded ; shapely 2. concisely and appropriately expressed 3. expertly rounded or turned
well-wisher
noun Date: 1590 one who wishes well to another ; an admiring supporter or fan • well-wishing adjective or noun
well-wishing
adjective or noun see well-wisher
well-worn
adjective Date: 1621 1. a. made trite by overuse ; hackneyed b. having been much used or worn 2. archaic worn well or properly
Welland
geographical name city Canada in SE Ontario SW of Niagara Falls population 48,402
Welland Canal
or Welland Ship Canal geographical name canal 27 miles (44 kilometers) Canada in SE Ontario connecting Lake Erie & Lake Ontario
Welland Ship Canal
geographical name see Welland Canal
wellaway
interjection Etymology: Middle English welaway, from Old English weilāwei, literally, woe! lo! woe!, alteration of wālāwā, from wā woe + lā lo + wā woe — more at woe ...
wellborn
adjective Date: before 12th century born of noble or wealthy lineage
Wellerism
noun Etymology: Sam Weller, witty servant of Mr. Pickwick in the story Pickwick Papers (1836-37) by Charles Dickens Date: 1839 an expression of comparison comprising a ...
Welles
I. biographical name (George) Orson 1915-1985 American film & theater director, writer, producer, & actor II. biographical name Gideon 1802-1878 American politician & ...
Wellesley
I. biographical name 1st Marquis of 1760-1842 Richard Colley Wellesley British statesman; governor-general of India (1797-1805) II. geographical name town E Massachusetts WSW ...
wellhead
noun Date: 13th century 1. the source of a spring or a stream 2. principal source ; fountainhead 3. the top of or a structure built over a well
wellhead price
noun Date: 1953 the price less transportation costs charged by the producer for petroleum or natural gas
wellie
or welly noun (plural wellies) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1961 chiefly British Wellington — usually used in plural
Wellington
I. noun Etymology: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Date: 1817 a boot having a loose top with the front usually coming to or above the knee — usually used in ...
wellness
noun Date: 1653 the quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal
Wells
I. biographical name Herbert George 1866-1946 English novelist & historian • Wellsian adjective II. geographical name city SW England in Somerset population 8374
Wellsian
adjective see Wells I
wellspring
noun Date: before 12th century a source of continual supply
welly
noun see wellie
welsh
also welch intransitive verb Etymology: probably from Welsh, adjective Date: 1905 1. sometimes offensive to avoid payment — used with on 2. sometimes offensive to break ...
Welsh
also Welch noun Etymology: Middle English Walsche, Welsse, from walisch, welisch, adjective, Welsh, from Old English wælisc, welisc foreign, British, Welsh, from Old English ...
Welsh black
noun Date: 1919 any of a breed of hardy medium-sized thick-haired horned black cattle of Welsh origin raised for meat and milk
Welsh cob
noun Date: 1841 any of a breed of medium-sized cobby horses developed by interbreeding Welsh mountain ponies with larger horses
Welsh corgi
noun Date: 1926 a short-legged long-backed dog with foxy head of either of two breeds of Welsh origin: a. Cardigan Welsh corgi b. Pembroke Welsh corgi
Welsh mountain pony
noun Date: 1947 any of a breed of small sturdy ponies native to the mountains of Wales that do not exceed 12.2 hands (124 centimeters) in height
Welsh pony
noun Date: 1771 a pony of any of several breeds of Welsh origin; especially any of a breed of riding and light draft ponies measuring 12.2 to 13.2 hands (124 to 134 ...
Welsh rabbit
noun Date: 1725 melted often seasoned cheese poured over toast or crackers
Welsh rarebit
noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1785 Welsh rabbit
Welsh springer spaniel
noun Date: circa 1929 any of a breed of red and white relatively small-eared springer spaniels of Welsh origin
Welsh terrier
noun Date: 1885 any of a breed of wiry-coated terriers resembling Airedales but smaller and developed in Wales for hunting
Welsh Va
abbreviation see WV
welsher
noun see welsh
Welshman
noun Date: 13th century a native or inhabitant of Wales
Welshpool
geographical name town E Wales near English border population 7317
Welshwoman
noun Date: 15th century a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales
welt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English welte Date: 15th century 1. a strip between a shoe sole and upper through which they are stitched or stapled together 2. a doubled edge, ...
weltanschauung
noun (plural weltanschauungs or weltanschauungen) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: German, from Welt world + Anschauung view Date: 1868 a comprehensive conception or ...
Weltbild
foreign term Etymology: German conception of the world
welter
I. intransitive verb (weltered; weltering) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Middle Dutch welteren to roll, Old High German walzan, Lithuanian volioti, Latin volvere — more ...
welterweight
noun Etymology: welter (probably from 1welt) + weight Date: circa 1892 a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 147 pounds — compare lightweight, middleweight
weltschmerz
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: German, from Welt world + Schmerz pain Date: 1864 1. mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the ...
Welty
biographical name Eudora 1909-2001 American writer
Welwyn Garden City
geographical name town SE England in Hertfordshire N of London population 40,369
Wembley
geographical name former municipal borough SE England in Middlesex, now part of Brent
wen
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wenn, from Old English; akin to Middle Low German wene wen Date: before 12th century an abnormal growth or a cyst protruding from a surface ...
Wen-chou
geographical name see Wenzhou
Wenatchee
geographical name city central Washington population 27,856
Wenceslas
German Wenzel biographical name 1361-1419 king of Germany & Holy Roman emperor (1378-1400) & (as Wenceslas IV) king of Bohemia (1378-1419)
wench
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wenche, short for wenchel child, from Old English wencel; akin to Old High German wankōn to totter, waver and probably to Old High German ...
wencher
noun see wench II
Wenchow
geographical name see Wenzhou
wend
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wendan; akin to Old High German wenten to turn, Old English windan to twist — more at wind Date: before 12th century ...
Wend
noun Etymology: German Wende, from Old High German Winida; akin to Old English Winedas, plural, Wends Date: 1786 a member of a Slavic people of eastern Germany
Wendish
I. adjective Date: 1614 of or relating to the Wends or their language II. noun Date: 1617 the West Slavic language of the Wends
Wensleydale
noun Etymology: from Wensleydale, valley in North Yorkshire Date: 1896 a mild white friable cheese of English origin
went
Etymology: Middle English, past & past participle of wenden to wend past of go
wentletrap
noun Etymology: Dutch wenteltrap winding stair, from Middle Dutch wendeltrappe, from wendel turning + trappe stairs Date: 1758 any of a family (Epitoniidae) of marine ...
Wentworth
biographical name William Charles 1793-1872 Australian statesman
Wenzel
biographical name see Wenceslas
Wenzhou
or Wenchow or Wen-chou geographical name city & port E China in S Zhejiang on East China Sea population 401,871
wept
past and past participle of weep
were
Etymology: Middle English were (suppletive singular past subjunctive & 2d singular past indicative of been to be), weren (suppletive past plural of been), from Old English ...
weren't
Date: 1691 were not
werewolf
noun (plural werewolves) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English werwulf (akin to Old High German werwolf werewolf), from wer man + wulf wolf — more at virile, wolf ...
Werfel
biographical name Franz 1890-1945 German author
wergeld
noun see wergild
wergild
or wergeld noun Etymology: Middle English wergeld, from Old English, from wer man + -geld, alteration of gield, geld payment, tribute — more at geld Date: 13th century the ...
Werner
biographical name Alfred 1866-1919 Swiss chemist
Wernicke's area
noun Etymology: Karl Wernicke died 1905 German neurologist Date: 1950 an area of the brain that is located in the posterior left temporal lobe and is associated with ...
Werra
geographical name river 180 miles (290 kilometers) central Germany flowing N
wert
archaic past second singular of be
Wertfreiheit
foreign term Etymology: German freedom from value judgments ; ethical neutrality
Wes-Kaap
geographical name see Western Cape
Weser
geographical name river 273 miles (439 kilometers) central & NW Germany flowing into North Sea
weskit
noun Etymology: alteration of waistcoat Date: 1849 vest 2a
Weslaco
geographical name city S Texas W of Harlingen population 26,935
Wesley
I. biographical name Charles 1707-1788 brother of John English Methodist preacher & hymn writer II. biographical name John 1703-1791 English evangelist & founder of Methodism
Wesleyan
adjective or noun see Wesleyanism
Wesleyanism
noun Date: 1774 methodism 1; specifically the system of Arminian Methodism taught by John Wesley • Wesleyan adjective or noun
Wessex
geographical name ancient Anglian kingdom S England capital Winchester; one of kingdoms in Anglo-Saxon heptarchy
West
I. biographical name Benjamin 1738-1820 American painter II. biographical name Nathanael 1903-1940 originally Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein American novelist III. ...
west
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German westar to the west and probably to Latin vesper evening, Greek hesperos Date: before 12th ...
West
I. biographical name Benjamin 1738-1820 American painter II. biographical name Nathanael 1903-1940 originally Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein American novelist III. ...
west
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German westar to the west and probably to Latin vesper evening, Greek hesperos Date: before 12th ...
West Allis
geographical name city SE Wisconsin population 61,254
West Antarctica
geographical name — see Antarctica
West Bank
geographical name area Middle East W of Jordan River; occupied by Israel since 1967 with parts having been transferred to Palestinian administration since 1993 • West ...
West Banker
noun see West Bank
West Bend
geographical name city SE Wisconsin NNW of Milwaukee population 28,152
West Bengal
geographical name state E India comprising the W third of former Bengal province capital Calcutta area 33,852 square miles (87,677 square kilometers), population 68,077,965
West Beskids
geographical name — see Beskids
West Bromwich
geographical name town W central England in West Midlands NW of Birmingham population 154,930
west by north
Date: 1582 a compass point that is one point north of due west ; N78°45′W
west by south
Date: 1577 a compass point that is one point south of due west ; S78°45′W
West Chicago
geographical name city NE Illinois population 23,469
West Covina
geographical name city SW California population 105,080
West Des Moines
geographical name city S central Iowa population 46,403
West Dunbartonshire
geographical name administrative area of W Scotland area 62 square miles (162 square kilometers)
West Flanders
geographical name province NW Belgium bordering on North Sea capital Brugge area 1210 square miles (3134 square kilometers), population 1,106,829
West Frisian Islands
geographical name — see Frisian Islands
West Germanic
noun Date: 1894 a subdivision of the Germanic languages including English, Frisian, Dutch, and German — see Indo-European languages table
West Germany
geographical name the Federal Republic of Germany — see Germany
West Ham
geographical name former county borough SE England in Essex, now part of Newham
West Hartford
geographical name town central Connecticut population 63,589
West Haven
geographical name city S Connecticut population 52,360
West Highland white terrier
noun Date: circa 1904 any of a breed of small white long-coated terriers developed in Scotland
West Hollywood
geographical name city SW California population 35,716
West Indian
adjective or noun see West Indies
West Indies
geographical name 1. the islands lying between SE North America & N South America bordering the Caribbean & comprising the Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, & Bahamas 2. (or ...
West Indies Federation
geographical name see West Indies 2
West Irian
geographical name — see West Papua
West Jordan
geographical name city N central Utah population 68,336
West Lafayette
geographical name city W central Indiana population 28,778
West Lothian
geographical name 1. administrative area of S Scotland area 164 square miles (425 square kilometers) 2. (or earlier Linlithgow) (or Linlithgowshire) former county SE Scotland ...
West Malaysia
geographical name the peninsular part of Malaysia — see Malaya 3
West Memphis
geographical name city E Arkansas on Mississippi River population 27,666
West Midlands
geographical name metropolitan county W central England capital Birmingham area 360 square miles (932 square kilometers), population 2,499,300
West New York
geographical name town NE New Jersey on Hudson River population 45,768
West Nile encephalitis
noun Date: 1949 severe West Nile fever marked by encephalitis
West Nile fever
noun Date: 1943 illness caused by the West Nile virus
West Nile virus
noun Etymology: from West Nile province of Uganda, where the virus was isolated in 1937 Date: 1940 a flavivirus (species West Nile virus of the genus Flavivirus) that causes ...
West Pakistan
geographical name the former W division of Pakistan, now coextensive with Pakistan
West Palm Beach
geographical name city SE Florida on Lake Worth inlet population 82,103
West Papua
or formerly Irian Jaya or West Irian or earlier Netherlands New Guinea geographical name territory of Indonesia comprising the W half of New Guinea & adjacent islands; belonged ...
West Prussia
geographical name region N Europe bordering on the Baltic between Pomerania & East Prussia; since 1945 in Poland
West Punjab
geographical name — see Punjab 3
West Quoddy Head
geographical name cape NE Maine at entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay
West Riding
geographical name — see York 3
West Sacramento
geographical name city N central California population 31,615
West Saxon
noun Date: 14th century 1. a member or a descendant of the Saxons who occupied England largely south of the Thames, west of the Downs, and east of Dartmoor 2. a dialect of ...
West Springfield
geographical name town SW Massachusetts on Connecticut River population 27,899
West Suffolk
geographical name — see Suffolk 2
West Sussex
geographical name county S England capital Chichester area 806 square miles (2088 square kilometers), population 692,800
West Valley City
geographical name city N Utah S of Salt Lake City population 108,896
West Vancouver
geographical name municipality Canada in SW British Columbia population 41,421
West Virginia
geographical name state E United States capital Charleston area 24,181 square miles (62,871 square kilometers), population 1,808,344 • West Virginian adjective or noun
West Virginian
adjective or noun see West Virginia
West Warwick
geographical name town central Rhode Island population 29,581
West Yorkshire
geographical name metropolitan county NW England capital Wakefield area 816 square miles (2113 square kilometers), population 1,984,700
west-northwest
noun Date: 15th century a compass point that is two points north of due west ; N67°30′W
west-southwest
noun Date: 15th century a compass point that is two points south of due west ; S67°30′W
westbound
adjective Date: 1864 traveling or heading west
wester
intransitive verb (westered; westering) Etymology: Middle English westren, from 1west Date: 14th century to turn or move westward
Westerly
geographical name town SW Rhode Island population 22,966
westerly
I. adjective or adverb Etymology: obsolete wester western Date: 15th century 1. situated toward or belonging to the west 2. coming from the west II. noun (plural ...
Westermarck
biographical name Edward Alexander 1862-1939 Finnish philosopher & anthropologist
western
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English westerne, from Old English; akin to Old High German westrōni western, Old English west Date: before 12th century 1. a. coming from ...
Western Australia
geographical name state W Australia on Indian Ocean capital Perth area 975,920 square miles (2,537,392 square kilometers), population 1,676,400
Western blot
noun Etymology: after Southern blot Date: 1983 a blot consisting of a sheet of nitrocellulose or nylon that contains spots of protein for identification by a suitable ...
Western blotting
noun see Western blot
Western Cape
or Wes-Kaap geographical name province SW Republic of South Africa area 49,950 square miles (129,370 square kilometers), population 3,635,000
Western Ghats
geographical name chain of mountains SW India extending SSE parallel to coast from mouth of the Tapi to Cape Comorin; highest peak 8842 feet (2695 meters) — see Eastern ...
western hemisphere
noun Usage: often capitalized W&H Date: 1624 the half of the earth comprising North and South America and surrounding waters
Western Isles
geographical name 1. (or Scottish Eilean Siar) the Outer Hebrides, constituting an administrative area of W Scotland capital Stornoway area 1120 square miles (2912 square ...
western omelet
noun Date: 1951 an omelet made usually with diced ham, green pepper, and onion — called also Denver omelet
western red cedar
noun Date: 1886 1. a large arborvitae (Thuja plicata) chiefly of the Pacific Northwest with reddish-brown bark and wood — called also red cedar 2. the wood of the western ...
Western Reserve
geographical name tract of land NE Ohio on S shore of Lake Erie; part of W lands of Connecticut, ceded 1800 area about 5470 square miles (14,222 square kilometers)
western saddle
noun Usage: often capitalized W Date: 1897 a deep-seated saddle used originally by cattlemen that has broad skirts and fenders and a high pommel with a horn for holding the ...
Western Sahara
or formerly Spanish Sahara geographical name territory NW Africa; formerly a Spanish possession, divided 1975 between Mauritania, which gave up its claim in August 1979, & ...
Western Saharan
adjective see Western Sahara
Western Samoa
geographical name — see Samoa 2
western sandwich
noun Date: 1924 a sandwich filled with a western omelet — called also Denver sandwich
western swing
noun Date: 1968 swing music played typically on country-music instruments (as guitar, fiddle, or steel guitar)
Western Thrace
geographical name — see Thrace
Westerner
noun Date: 1599 1. a native or inhabitant of the West; especially a native or resident of the western part of the United States 2. one advocating the adoption of western ...
westernisation
British variant of westernization
westernise
British variant of westernize
westernization
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1873 conversion to or adoption of western traditions or techniques
westernize
verb (-ized; -izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1837 transitive verb to imbue with qualities native to or associated with a western region and especially the ...
westernizer
noun see westernize
westernmost
adjective see western I
Westerville
geographical name city central Ohio population 35,318
Westfalen
geographical name see Westphalia
Westfield
geographical name 1. city SW Massachusetts WNW of Springfield population 40,072 2. town NE New Jersey WSW of Elizabeth population 29,644
Westie
noun Date: 1959 West Highland white terrier
westing
noun Date: 1628 westerly progress ; a going westward
Westinghouse
biographical name George 1846-1914 American inventor
Westlake
geographical name city N Ohio W of Cleveland population 31,719
Westland
geographical name city SE Michigan W of Detroit population 86,602
Westmeath
geographical name county E central Ireland in Leinster capital Mullingar area 681 square miles (1771 square kilometers), population 61,880
Westminster
geographical name 1. city SW California E of Long Beach population 88,207 2. city N central Colorado NW of Denver population 100,940 3. (or City of Westminster) borough of ...
Westmont
geographical name city NE Illinois population 24,554
Westmorland
geographical name former county NW England capital Kendal
Weston
geographical name city SE Florida W of Fort Lauderdale population 49,286
Weston-super-Mare
geographical name seaside resort SW England in Avon on Bristol Channel population 57,980
Westphalia
or German Westfalen geographical name region W Germany bordering on Netherlands E of the Rhine; includes Ruhr valley; a province of Prussia 1816-1945 capital Münster — see ...
Westphalian
adjective or noun see Westphalia
Westphalian ham
noun Etymology: Westphalia, Germany Date: 1722 a ham of distinctive flavor produced by smoking with juniper brush
Westport
geographical name town SW Connecticut population 25,749
Westralia
geographical name Western Australia
westward
I. adverb or adjective Date: before 12th century toward the west • westwards adverb II. noun Date: circa 1596 westward direction or part
westwards
adverb see westward I
wet
I. adjective (wetter; wettest) Etymology: Middle English, partly from past participle of weten to wet & partly from Old English wǣt wet; akin to Old Norse vātr wet, Old ...
wet bar
noun Date: 1967 a bar for mixing drinks (as in a home) that contains a sink with running water
wet behind the ears
phrasal immature, inexperienced
wet blanket
noun Date: 1844 one that quenches or dampens enthusiasm or pleasure
wet down
transitive verb Date: 1840 to dampen by sprinkling with water
wet dream
noun Date: 1851 1. an erotic dream culminating in orgasm and in the male accompanied by ejaculation of semen 2. an exceedingly pleasurable or exciting experience, situation, ...
wet nurse
noun Date: 1620 a woman who cares for and suckles children not her own
wet one's whistle
phrasal to take a drink especially of liquor
wet suit
noun Date: 1955 a close-fitting suit made of material (as sponge rubber) that traps a thin layer of water against the body to retain body heat and that is worn (as by a skin ...
wet wash
noun Date: 1916 laundry returned damp and not ironed
Wet, de
biographical name Christiaan Rudolf 1854-1922 Boer soldier & politician
wet-nurse
transitive verb Date: 1784 1. to act as wet nurse to 2. to give constant and often excessive care to
wetback
noun Etymology: from the practice of wading or swimming the Rio Grande where it forms the U.S.-Mexico border Date: 1929 usually offensive a Mexican who enters the United ...
wether
noun Etymology: Middle English, ram, from Old English; akin to Old High German widar ram, Latin vitulus calf, vetus old, Greek etos year Date: before 12th century a male ...
Wethersfield
geographical name town central Connecticut population 26,271
wetland
noun Date: 1669 land or areas (as marshes or swamps) that are covered often intermittently with shallow water or have soil saturated with moisture — usually used in plural
wetly
adverb see wet I
wetness
noun see wet I
wettability
noun Date: 1913 the quality or state of being wettable ; the degree to which something can be wet
wettable
adjective Date: 1885 capable of being wetted
wetter
noun see wet III
wetting agent
noun Date: 1927 a substance that by becoming adsorbed prevents a surface from being repellent to a wetting liquid and is used especially in mixing solids with liquids or ...
wettish
adjective Date: 1648 somewhat wet ; moist
wetware
noun Etymology: wet + software Date: 1975 the human brain or a human being considered especially with respect to human logical and computational capabilities
Wexford
geographical name 1. county SE Ireland in Leinster area 908 square miles (2352 square kilometers), population 102,069 2. town & port, its capital population 9537

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