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Definition of the noun Wafter

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noun - plural: wafters

  1. [obsolete] Armed convoy or escort ship
  2. [obsolete] An agent of the Crown with responsibility for protecting specific maritime activities, such as shipping or fishing.
  3. One who, or that which, wafts.

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Google previewThe Making of a Language (2003)

The Case of the Idiom of Wilamowice, Southern Poland by Tomasz Wicherkiewicz

wafter is a fist- sized, solid ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis


Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1914)

A Dictionary of the English Language... with an Appendix Containing a Copious Scotch Glossary, a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Proper Names, Various Other Useful Tables and a Supplement of Additional Words and Meanings Mainly Abridged from Webster's International Dictionary. Over 1100 Illustrations

Wafter gauge (gāj'). 1. A wall or bank to hold water back. 2.

Google previewA Galic And English Dictionary (1780)

Containing All the Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that Could be Collected from the Voice, and Old Books and MSS. By the Rev. William Shaw, A. M.

A wafter, or prodigal one. To pull, draw after. } Noife. }A band, a garter. Streachla. Torn, rent, ripped. Streachlaghadh. Sport, | Strillin. A garter. Streap. Streap. } Strife, infurrećtion, fkirStreapag. mifh. *n . . - S T O S T R.

Google previewThe New and Complete Dictionary of the English Language (1775)

Wafter (s. from wafte) A prodigal, one who wafteth by ñeedlefs expence. Wafftetree (s. from wafte, and tree) ...

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

- WAFTER, n. s. a passage-boat. W.A' FTURE, n. s. the act of waving. To WAG, t. a. to move lightly ; to — v. 7: . shake slightly. — v. m. to be in quick or Iudicrous motion. To go; to be moved. WAG, m. s. any one ludicrously mischievous; a merry drol!. WA'GES, n. s. pay given for service.

Google previewMilitary Dictionary. Eng.-Germ. and Germ.-Eng (1837)

by Friedrich Wilhelm STREIT (Major.)

Geleit fchiff, das; Wafter, Convoy. Gelenkbänder, die; Locker-hinges, Gelüftet; weathered. Gemäuer, das; Walling. Gemein, gemeinschaftlich; common. Der gemeinschaftliche Divisor, c. DivisorGemeine, der; Private. Gemetzel, das; Digladiation, Slaughter, Havock. Genauigkeit, die; PrecisionGendarmerie, die; Gendarmerie, Gendarmes. General , der; General. S. d.

Google previewNew spelling dictionary ... (1790)

by William Crakelt

afpendthrift, prodigal, wafter, rake Unthríft or Unthrift'y, a. extravagant, lavifh ...

Google previewThe Royal Standard English Dictionary (1788)

by William Perry

spendthrift, a wafter ...

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Scrabble value of W4A1F4T1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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