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Definition of the noun Wafter
What does Wafter mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wafters
- [obsolete] Armed convoy or escort ship
- [obsolete] An agent of the Crown with responsibility for protecting specific maritime activities, such as shipping or fishing.
- One who, or that which, wafts.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wafter
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The Making of a Language (2003)
The Case of the Idiom of Wilamowice, Southern Poland by Tomasz Wicherkiewicz
wafter is a fist- sized, solid ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
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.
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.
Wafter (s. from wafte) A prodigal, one who wafteth by ñeedlefs expence. Wafftetree (s. from wafte, and tree) ...
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.
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.
New spelling dictionary ... (1790)
by William Crakelt
afpendthrift, prodigal, wafter, rake Unthríft or Unthrift'y, a. extravagant, lavifh ...
by William Perry
spendthrift, a wafter ...
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Quart. Algae wafter - Shrimp VS Pleco!
Boris is checking out the shrimps which appear to be claiming his dinner...
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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.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine