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Windham
geographical name town E central Connecticut population 22,857
Windhoek
geographical name city capital of Namibia population 144,558
windhover
noun Date: 1674 British kestrel
windily
adverb see windy I
windiness
noun see windy I
winding
I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also a single turn of the wound material 2. a. the act of one ...
winding-sheet
noun Date: 15th century a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped
winding-up
noun Date: circa 1858 British the process of liquidating the assets of a partnership or corporation in order to pay creditors and make distributions to partners or ...
Windischgrätz
biographical name Alfred Candidus Ferdinand 1787-1862 Fürst zu Windischgrätz Austrian field marshal
windjammer
noun Date: 1880 a sailing ship; also one of its crew • windjamming noun
windjamming
noun see windjammer
windlass
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wyneles, wyndlas, alteration of wyndase, from Old French guindas, windas, from Old Norse vindāss, from vinda to wind (akin to Old High German ...
windless
adjective see wind I
windlessly
adverb see wind I
windlestraw
noun Etymology: Middle English *windelstraw, from Old English windelstrēaw, from windel- (akin to Middle English windel caulking material) + strēaw straw Date: before 12th ...
windmill
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a mill or machine operated by the wind usually acting on oblique vanes or sails that radiate from a horizontal shaft; especially a ...
window
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English windowe, from Old Norse vindauga, from vindr wind (akin to Old English wind) + auga eye; akin to Old English ēage eye ...
window box
noun Date: circa 1885 a box designed to hold soil for growing plants at a windowsill
window dresser
noun see window dressing
window dressing
noun Date: 1895 1. the display of merchandise in a retail store window 2. a. the act or an instance of making something appear deceptively attractive or favorable b. ...
window envelope
noun Date: 1914 an envelope having an opening through which the address on the enclosure is visible
window seat
noun Date: circa 1745 1. a seat built into a window recess 2. a seat next to a window (as in a bus or airplane)
window shade
noun Date: 1810 a shade or curtain for a window
window-dress
transitive verb see window dressing
window-shop
intransitive verb Date: 1922 to look at the displays in retail store windows without going inside the stores to make purchases • window-shopper noun
window-shopper
noun see window-shop
windowed
adjective Date: 15th century having windows especially of a specified kind — often used in combination
windowless
adjective see window
windowpane
noun Date: 1819 1. a pane in a window 2. tattersall
windowsill
noun Date: 1703 the horizontal member at the bottom of a window opening
windpipe
noun Date: 1530 trachea 1
windproof
adjective Date: 1616 impervious to wind
windrow
I. noun Date: circa 1534 1. a. a row of hay raked up to dry before being baled or stored b. a similar row of cut vegetation (as grain) for drying 2. a row heaped up ...
windscreen
noun Date: 1858 1. a screen that protects against the wind 2. chiefly British windshield
windshield
noun Date: 1902 a transparent screen (as of glass) in front of the occupants of a vehicle
Windsor
I. biographical name Duke of — see edward viii II. geographical name 1. town California N of San Francisco population 22,744 2. town N central Connecticut N of Hartford ...
Windsor chair
noun Etymology: Windsor, England Date: 1740 a wooden chair with spindle back, raking legs, and usually a saddle seat — called also Windsor
Windsor knot
noun Etymology: probably after Edward, Duke of Windsor Date: 1947 a symmetrical necktie knot that is wider than the usual four-in-hand knot
Windsor tie
noun Date: 1895 a broad necktie usually tied in a loose bow
windstorm
noun Date: 14th century a storm marked by high wind with little or no precipitation
windsurf
intransitive verb see windsurfing
Windsurfer
trademark — used for a sailboard
windsurfer
noun see windsurfing
windsurfing
noun Date: 1969 the sport or activity of riding a sailboard • windsurf intransitive verb • windsurfer noun
windswept
adjective Date: 1812 swept by or as if by wind
windthrow
noun Date: 1916 the uprooting and overthrowing of trees by the wind
windup
I. noun Date: 1665 1. a. the act of bringing to an end b. a concluding act or part ; finish 2. a. a series of regular and distinctive motions (as swinging the ...
windward
I. noun Date: 1549 the side or direction from which the wind is blowing II. adjective Date: 1627 being in or facing the direction from which the wind is blowing — compare ...
Windward Islands
geographical name 1. islands West Indies in the S Lesser Antilles extending S from Martinique but not including Barbados, Tobago, or Trinidad 2. former colony British ...
Windward Passage
geographical name channel between Cuba & Hispaniola
windway
noun Date: circa 1875 a passage for air (as in an organ pipe)
windy
I. adjective (windier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) windswept (2) marked by strong wind or by more wind than usual b. violent, stormy 2. ...
wine
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English win, from Old English wīn; akin to Old High German wīn wine; both ultimately from Latin vinum wine, perhaps of ...
wine cellar
noun Date: 14th century a room for storing wines; also a stock of wines
wine cooler
noun Date: 1815 1. a vessel or container in which wine is cooled 2. a usually carbonated beverage that contains a mixture of wine and fruit juice
wine taster
noun Date: 1632 1. a person who tastes and evaluates wine especially professionally 2. a small shallow vessel used to sample wine
wineglass
noun Date: 1709 a stemware drinking glass for wine
winegrower
noun Date: 1844 a person who cultivates a vineyard and makes wine
winemaker
noun Date: 14th century a person who makes wine; specifically one who supervises the wine-making process at a winery
winepress
noun Date: 15th century a vat in which juice is expressed from grapes by treading or by means of a plunger
winery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1882 a wine-making establishment
winesap
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1826 an apple with deep red skin and juicy somewhat tart flesh
wineshop
noun Date: 1848 a tavern that specializes in serving wine
wineskin
noun Date: 1821 a bag that is made from the skin of an animal (as a goat) and that is used for holding wine
winey
or winy adjective (winier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. having the taste or qualities of wine 2. of the air crisply fresh ; exhilarating
wing
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English winge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish & Swedish vinge wing; akin to Sanskrit vāti it blows — more at wind ...
wing and wing
adverb Date: 1781 with sails extended on both sides
wing bar
noun Date: 1855 a line of contrasting color across the middle of a bird's wing made by markings on the wing coverts
wing case
noun Date: 1661 elytron
wing chair
noun Date: 1904 an upholstered armchair with high solid back and angled sides — called also wingback chair
wing commander
noun Date: 1914 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a lieutenant colonel in the army
wing covert
noun Date: 1815 one of the feathers covering the bases of the wing quills
wing nut
noun Date: circa 1900 a nut with wings that provide a grip for the thumb and finger
wing shooting
noun Date: 1881 the act or practice of shooting at game birds in flight or at flying targets
wing tip
noun Date: circa 1908 1. a. the edge or outer margin of a bird's wing b. (usually wingtip) the outer end of an airplane wing 2. a toe cap having a point that extends ...
wing-footed
adjective Date: 1591 1. having winged feet 2. swift
Wingate
I. biographical name Orde Charles 1903-1944 British general II. biographical name Sir (Francis) Reginald 1861-1953 British general
wingback
noun Date: 1933 an offensive back in football who lines up outside the tight end; also the position of such a player
wingback chair
noun see wing chair
wingding
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1944 a wild, lively, or lavish party
winged
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) having wings (2) having wings of a specified kind — used in combination b. using wings in flight 2. a. soaring ...
winged bean
noun Date: 1910 an Asian twining legume (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) cultivated in warm regions for its edible high-protein 4-winged pods; also its pod
winged elm
noun Date: 1820 an elm (Ulmus alata) of the United States having twigs with prominent corky projections — called also wahoo
winger
noun Date: 1896 a player (as in soccer or ice hockey) in a wing position
wingless
adjective Date: 1582 having no wings or very rudimentary wings • winglessness noun
winglessness
noun see wingless
winglet
noun Date: 1611 a small wing; also a small nearly vertical airfoil at an airplane's wingtip that reduces drag by inhibiting turbulence
winglike
adjective Date: circa 1804 resembling a wing in form or lateral position
wingman
noun Date: 1942 a pilot who flies behind and outside the leader of a flying formation
wingover
noun Date: 1927 a flight maneuver in which a plane is put into a climbing turn until nearly stalled after which the nose is allowed to fall while the turn is continued until ...
wingspan
noun Date: circa 1917 the distance from the tip of one of a pair of wings to that of the other; also span 2c
wingspread
noun Date: 1897 the spread of the wings ; wingspan; specifically the extreme measurement between the tips or outer margins of the wings (as of a bird or insect)
wingtip
noun see wing tip 1b
wingy
adjective see wing I
wink
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wincian; akin to Old High German winchan to stagger, wink and perhaps to Latin vacillare to sway, Sanskrit vañcati he goes ...
winker
noun Date: 1549 1. one that winks 2. a horse's blinder
winkle
I. noun Etymology: by shortening Date: 1585 periwinkle II II. intransitive verb (winkled; winkling) Etymology: frequentative of wink Date: 1791 twinkle III. transitive ...
winless
adjective see win I
winnable
adjective see win I
Winnebago, Lake
geographical name lake 30 miles (48 kilometers) long E Wisconsin
winner
noun Date: 14th century one that wins: as a. one that is successful especially through praiseworthy ability and hard work b. a victor especially in games and sports c. ...
winner's circle
noun Date: 1951 an enclosure near a racetrack where the winning horse and jockey are brought for photographs and awards
Winnie
noun Etymology: winner + -ie Date: circa 1944 an award presented annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in fashion design
winning
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of one that wins ; victory 2. something won: as a. a captured territory ; conquest b. money won by success in a game or ...
winningest
adjective Date: 1972 having achieved the most wins
winningly
adverb see winning II
Winnipeg
geographical name 1. river about 500 miles (804 kilometers) Canada in W Ontario & SE Manitoba flowing from Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg 2. city Canada capital of ...
Winnipeg, Lake
geographical name lake about 260 miles (418 kilometers) long Canada in S central Manitoba drained by Nelson River
Winnipegger
noun see Winnipeg
Winnipegosis, Lake
geographical name lake Canada in W Manitoba W of Lake Winnipeg area 2075 square miles (5374 square kilometers)
Winnipesaukee, Lake
geographical name lake central New Hampshire area 71 square miles (185 square kilometers)
winnock
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) windok, windowe Date: 15th century Scottish window
winnow
I. verb Etymology: Middle English winewen, from Old English windwian to fan, winnow; akin to Old High German wintōn to fan, Latin vannus winnowing fan, ventus wind — more at ...
winnower
noun see winnow I
wino
noun (plural winos) Date: circa 1915 a usually indigent alcoholic who is addicted especially to wine
Winona
geographical name city SE Minnesota population 27,069
Winooski
geographical name river 100 miles (161 kilometers) N central Vermont flowing into Lake Champlain
Winslow
biographical name Edward 1595-1655 governor of Plymouth colony
winsome
adjective Etymology: Middle English winsum, from Old English wynsum, from wynn joy; akin to Old High German wunna joy, Latin venus desire — more at win Date: before 12th ...
winsomely
adverb see winsome
winsomeness
noun see winsome
Winsor
biographical name Justin 1831-1897 American librarian & historian
Winston-Salem
geographical name city N North Carolina population 185,776
winter
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German wintar winter and perhaps to Lithuanian vanduo water, Old English wæter — more at water Date: ...
winter aconite
noun Date: 1794 any of several low Eurasian perennial herbs (genus Eranthis, especially E. hyemalis) of the buttercup family with solitary yellow or white flowers which often ...
winter crookneck
noun Date: circa 1909 any of several crooknecks that are winter squashes (Cucurbita moschata) noted for their keeping qualities
winter flounder
noun Date: 1814 a rusty-brown flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus of the family Pleuronectidae) of the northwestern Atlantic important as a market fish especially in winter
Winter Haven
geographical name city central Florida E of Lakeland population 26,487
winter melon
noun Date: circa 1900 1. any of several muskmelons (as a casaba or honeydew melon) that are fruits of a cultivated vine (Cucumis melo indorus) 2. a large white-fleshed melon ...
Winter Park
geographical name city E Florida N of Orlando population 24,090
winter quarters
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1641 a winter residence or station (as of a military unit or a circus)
winter savory
noun Date: 1597 a perennial European mint (Satureja montana) with leaves used for seasoning — compare summer savory
Winter Springs
geographical name city E central Florida N of Orlando population 31,666
winter squash
noun Date: 1775 any of various hard-shelled squashes that belong to cultivars derived from several species (especially Cucurbita maxima, C. moschata, and C. pepo) and that can ...
winter-kill
Date: circa 1806 transitive verb to kill (as a plant) by exposure to winter conditions intransitive verb to die as a result of exposure to winter conditions • ...
winterberry
noun Date: 1759 1. an eastern North American shrub (Ilex verticillata) of the holly family with axillary flowers, usually bright red berries, and deciduous leaves that turn ...
winterer
noun Date: 1783 one that winters; specifically a winter resident or visitor
wintergreen
noun Date: 1548 1. any of a genus (Pyrola of the family Pyrolaceae, the wintergreen family) of evergreen perennial herbs (as the shinleafs) that have basal leaves and racemose ...
winterization
noun see winterize
winterize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1934 to make ready for winter or winter use and especially resistant or proof against winter weather • winterization noun
winterkill
noun see winter-kill
winterly
adjective Date: 1559 of, relating to, or occurring in winter ; wintry
Winterthur
geographical name commune N Switzerland in Zurich canton NE of Zurich population 86,600
wintertide
noun Date: before 12th century wintertime
wintertime
noun Date: 14th century the season of winter
wintery
adjective see wintry
Winthrop
I. biographical name John 1588-1649 1st governor of Massachusetts Bay colony II. biographical name John 1606-1676 son of preceding governor of Connecticut colony III. ...
wintle
intransitive verb (wintled; wintling) Etymology: perhaps from Dutch dialect windtelen to reel Date: 1786 1. Scottish stagger, reel 2. Scottish wriggle
wintriness
noun see wintry
wintry
also wintery adjective (wintrier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of winter 2. a. weathered by or as if by winter ; aged, hoary ...
winy
variant of winey
Winyah Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic E South Carolina
winze
I. noun Etymology: alteration of earlier winds, probably from plural of 5wind Date: 1757 a steeply inclined passageway in a mine II. noun Etymology: probably from Dutch ...
wipe
I. verb (wiped; wiping) Etymology: Middle English wipen, from Old English wīpian; akin to Old High German wīfan to wind around, Latin vibrare to brandish, and probably to Old ...
wipe one's boots on
phrasal to treat with indignity
wipe out
verb Date: 1535 transitive verb to destroy completely ; annihilate intransitive verb to fall or crash usually as a result of losing control
wipe the floor with
or wipe the ground with phrasal to defeat decisively
wipe the ground with
phrasal see wipe the floor with
wiped out
adjective Date: 1965 1. slang intoxicated, high 2. extremely tired ; exhausted
wipeout
noun Date: 1921 1. the act or an instance of wiping out ; complete or utter destruction 2. a fall or crash caused usually by losing control 3. a total or decisive defeat ; ...
wiper
noun Date: 1552 1. a person who wipes 2. a. something (as a towel or sponge) used for wiping b. a moving contact for making connections with the terminals of an ...
wire
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīr; akin to Old High German wiara fine gold work, Latin viēre to plait, and probably to Greek ...
wire cloth
noun Date: 1798 a fabric of woven metallic wire (as for strainers)
wire fox terrier
noun Date: 1929 any of a breed of fox terriers having a dense wiry chiefly white coat
wire fraud
noun Date: 1976 fraud committed using a means of electronic communication (as a telephone or computer)
wire gauge
noun Date: 1833 1. a gauge especially for measuring the diameter of wire or the thickness of sheet metal 2. any of various systems consisting of a series of standard sizes ...
wire gauze
noun Date: 1816 a gauzelike wire cloth
wire grass
noun Date: 1751 any of various grasses or rushes having wiry culms or leaves: as a. a Eurasian slender-stemmed meadow grass (Poa compressa) widely naturalized in the ...
wire netting
noun Date: 1801 a wire cloth coarser than wire gauze
wire recorder
noun Date: 1943 a magnetic recorder using a thin wire as the recording medium • wire-recording noun
wire rope
noun Date: 1841 a rope formed wholly or chiefly of wires
wire service
noun Date: 1944 a news agency that sends out syndicated news copy to subscribers by wire or by satellite transmission
wire to wire
or from wire to wire phrasal from start to finish
wire-puller
noun Date: 1825 one who uses secret or underhanded means to influence the acts of a person or organization • wire-pulling noun
wire-pulling
noun see wire-puller
wire-recording
noun see wire recorder
wired
adjective Date: 15th century 1. reinforced by wire (as for strength) 2. a. furnished with wires (as for electric connections) b. connected to a telecommunications ...
wiredraw
transitive verb Date: 1598 1. to draw or stretch forcibly ; elongate 2. to draw or spin out to great length, tenuity, or overrefinement ; attenuate • wiredrawer noun
wiredrawer
noun see wiredraw
wiredrawn
adjective Date: 1603 excessively minute and subtle
wirehair
noun Date: 1884 a wirehaired dog or cat
wirehaired
adjective Date: 1801 having a stiff wiry outer coat of hair — compare rough, smooth
wirehaired pointing griffon
noun Date: 1929 any of a breed of dogs of Dutch origin that both hunt and retrieve and have a long head and a harsh wiry often chestnut or white and chestnut colored coat
wirehaired terrier
noun Date: circa 1837 wire fox terrier
wireless
I. adjective Date: 1894 1. having no wire or wires; specifically operating by means of transmitted electromagnetic waves 2. a. of or relating to radiotelephony, ...
wireless telegraph
noun see wireless telegraphy
wireless telegraphy
noun Date: 1898 telegraphy carried on by radio waves and without connecting wires — called also wireless telegraph
wireless telephone
noun Date: 1894 radiotelephone
wirelessly
adverb see wireless I
wirelike
adjective see wire I
wireman
noun Date: circa 1548 1. a maker of or worker with wire; especially lineman 1 2. wiretapper
wirephoto
noun Etymology: from Wirephoto, a trademark Date: 1935 a photograph transmitted by electrical signals over telephone wires
wirer
noun see wire II
wiretap
I. Date: 1904 intransitive verb to tap a telephone or telegraph wire in order to get information transitive verb to tap the telephone of II. noun Date: 1948 1. the ...
wiretapper
noun Date: 1893 one that taps telephone or telegraph wires
wirework
noun Date: 1587 1. a work of wires; especially meshwork, netting, or grillwork of wire 2. walking on wires especially by acrobats
wireworm
noun Date: circa 1790 any of the slender hard-coated larvae of various click beetles that include some destructive especially to plant roots
wirily
adverb see wiry
wiriness
noun see wiry
wiring
noun Date: 1809 1. the act of providing or using wire 2. a system of wires; especially an arrangement of wires used for electric distribution
wirra
interjection Etymology: oh wirra, from Irish a Mhuire, literally, Mary! Date: 1829 Irish — usually used to express lament, grief, or concern
wiry
adjective (wirier; -est) Date: 1588 1. a. archaic made of wire b. resembling wire especially in form and flexibility c. of sound produced by or suggestive of the ...
wis
verb Etymology: by misdivision from iwis (understood as I wis, with wis taken to be an archaic present indicative of 1wit) Date: 1508 archaic know
Wis
or Wisc abbreviation Wisconsin
Wisc
abbreviation see Wis
Wisconsin
geographical name 1. river 430 miles (692 kilometers) central Wisconsin flowing S & W into Mississippi River 2. state N central United States capital Madison area 56,154 ...
Wisconsin Dells
geographical name — see Dells of the Wisconsin
Wisconsinite
noun see Wisconsin
Wisd
abbreviation Wisdom
wisdom
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīsdōm, from wīs wise Date: before 12th century 1. a. accumulated philosophic or scientific learning ; knowledge b. ...
Wisdom
noun Date: circa 1440 a didactic book included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and corresponding to the Wisdom of Solomon in the Protestant Apocrypha — ...
Wisdom of Solomon
Date: 1779 a didactic book included in the Protestant Apocrypha — see bible table
wisdom tooth
noun Etymology: from being cut usually in the late teens Date: 1824 the third molar that is the last tooth to erupt on each side of the upper and lower jaws in humans
Wise
I. biographical name Stephen Samuel 1874-1949 American (Hungarian-born) rabbi II. biographical name Thomas James 1859-1937 English bibliophile & forger
wise
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīse; akin to Old High German wīsa manner, Greek eidos form, idein to see — more at wit Date: before 12th century ...
wise guy
noun Date: 1896 1. smart aleck 2. (usually wiseguy) mobster
wise man
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a man of unusual learning, judgment, or insight ; sage 2. a man versed in esoteric lore (as of magic or astrology); especially magus 1b
wiseacre
noun Etymology: Middle Dutch wijssegger soothsayer, modification of Old High German wīzzago; akin to Old English wītega soothsayer, witan to know Date: 1595 one who ...
wiseass
noun Date: circa 1971 smart aleck • wiseass adjective
wisecrack
I. noun Date: 1924 a clever or sarcastic remark II. intransitive verb Date: 1924 to make a wisecrack • wisecracker noun
wisecracker
noun see wisecrack II
wised-up
adjective Date: 1926 knowing 1
wiseguy
noun see wise guy 2
wisely
adverb see wise II
Wiseman
biographical name Nicholas Patrick Stephen 1802-1865 English cardinal & author
wiseness
noun see wise II
wisenheimer
also weisenheimer noun Etymology: 2wise + -enheimer (as in family names such as Guggenheimer, Oppenheimer) Date: 1904 smart aleck
wisent
noun Etymology: German, from Old High German wisant — more at bison Date: 1866 a European bison (Bison bonasus) sometimes considered conspecific with the North American ...
wisewoman
noun Date: 14th century a woman versed in charms, conjuring, or fortune-telling
wish
I. verb Etymology: Middle English wisshen, from Old English wȳscan; akin to Old High German wunsken to wish, Sanskrit vāñchati he wishes, vanoti he strives for — more at ...
wish fulfillment
noun Date: 1908 the gratification of a desire especially symbolically (as in dreams, daydreams, or neurotic symptoms)
wish list
noun Date: 1970 a list of desired but often realistically unobtainable items
wish-wash
noun Etymology: reduplication of 2wash Date: 1786 1. a weak drink 2. insipid talk or writing
wisha
interjection Etymology: Irish mhuise, muise, probably alteration of Muire Mary (Jesus' mother) Date: 1826 chiefly Irish — used as an intensive or to express surprise
wishbone
noun Etymology: from the superstition that when two persons pull it apart the one getting the longer fragment will have a wish granted Date: 1847 1. a forked bone in front ...
wisher
noun see wish I
wishful
adjective Date: 1593 1. a. expressive of a wish ; hopeful b. having a wish ; desirous 2. according with wishes rather than reality • wishfully adverb • ...
wishful thinking
noun Date: 1932 the attribution of reality to what one wishes to be true or the tenuous justification of what one wants to believe
wishfully
adverb see wishful
wishfulness
noun see wishful
wishing
adjective Date: circa 1530 1. archaic wishful 2. regarded as having the power to grant wishes
wishy-washiness
noun see wishy-washy
wishy-washy
adjective Etymology: reduplication of washy Date: 1703 1. lacking in character or determination ; ineffectual 2. lacking in strength or flavor ; weak • ...
Wismar
geographical name city & port N Germany population 54,471
wisp
I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. a small handful (as of hay or straw) 2. a. a thin strip or fragment b. a thready streak c. something ...
wispily
adverb see wisp I
wispiness
noun see wisp I
wispish
adjective Date: 1896 resembling a wisp ; insubstantial
wispy
adjective see wisp I
Wissahickon Creek
geographical name stream SE Pennsylvania flowing into the Schuylkill at Philadelphia
Wissenschaft
foreign term Etymology: German learning ; science
Wissler
biographical name Clark 1870-1947 American anthropologist
wist
transitive verb Etymology: alteration of wis Date: 1508 archaic know
wistaria
noun see wisteria
Wister
biographical name Owen 1860-1938 American novelist
wisteria
also wistaria noun Etymology: New Latin Wisteria, from Caspar Wistar died 1818 American physician Date: 1842 any of a genus (Wisteria) of mostly woody leguminous vines of ...
wistful
adjective Etymology: blend of wishful and obsolete English wistly intently Date: 1714 1. full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy; also inspiring such yearning ...
wistfully
adverb see wistful
wistfulness
noun see wistful
Wisła
geographical name — see Vistula
wit
I. verb (wist; witting; present first & third singular wot) Etymology: Middle English witen (1st & 3d singular present wot, past wiste), from Old English witan (1st & 3d ...
witan
noun plural Etymology: Old English, plural of wita sage, adviser; akin to Old High German wizzo sage, Old English witan to know Date: 1807 members of the witenagemot
witch
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wicche, from Old English wicca, masculine, wizard & wicce, feminine, witch; akin to Middle High German wicken to bewitch, Old English wigle ...
witch doctor
noun Date: 1718 a professional worker of magic usually in a primitive society who often works to cure sickness
witch hazel
noun Etymology: witch, a tree with pliant branches, from Middle English wyche, from Old English wice; probably akin to Old English wīcan to yield — more at weak Date: circa ...

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