Lexicon: wade – wait

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wade (-ed, -s, wading), v. [OE wadan.] (webplay: feet, go, moved, pass, purposes, water, way).

  1. Endure; suffer; pass laboriously through; experience the difficulty of.
  2. Deliberate; luxuriate; move carefully; take the time needed to fully appreciate.
  3. Persist; go on bravely.
  4. Step; move; go; press forward; walk through.
  5. Pilot; aviate; fly against the wind.

waft (-s), v. [OE wafian, wave, undulate.] (webplay: body, soul).

  1. Convey; transport; buoy; cause to float; keep from sinking.
  2. Call; beckon to.

wag (-s), v. [ME < OE.] (webplay: little, other, tail).

Shake; stir; wave to express happiness; move back and forth rapidly.

waggon (-s), n. [see wagon, n.]

wagon (-s, waggons), n. [ME < OE wægn, wain.] (webplay: carrying, conveyance, horse, kind, practice, transported, vehicle, wheels).

  1. Vehicle; means of transportation; (see Numbers 7:3).
  2. Chariot; means of traveling to heaven.
  3. Phrase. “Seraph's wagon”: divine power to move; heavenly means of locomotion; [kenning] wings.

wailing, verbal adj. [see wailing, n.]

Sorrowful; mournful.

wailing, verbal n. [ON veila.]

Moaning; weeping; audible mourning; vocal lamentation.

wainscot, n. [Gr. wagenschot.]

Wood paneling; lining for the walls of a room; [fig.] place of residence for a rodent.

wait, n. [see wait, v.]

Phrase. “lie in wait for”: ambush; prepare to snare; plan to waylay; hide in order to attack; be ready to prey on; be in position to capture.

wait (-ed, -s, -ing), v. [ME waite-n, watch, guard < OFr < Germanic *wak-, wake.] (webplay: attempts, come, consequence, court, days, depart, enemy, eye, fall, father, flow'r, gentlemen, hindrance, hour, lay, look, meeting, person, place, remain, rest, services, speak, time, stationary, stay, stop, visit, way, witness).

  1. Expect; anticipate; hope for; listen for.
  2. Stop; pause; stay there; hold still for a minute.
  3. Serve; minister; stand in readiness to assist; [fig.] guard; watch over.
  4. Linger; tarry.
  5. Watch; guard; take care; [fig.] stay behind.
  6. Withhold; hold back; hide something; [fig.] veil; cover.
  7. Abstain; experience a delay; go without something.
  8. Stay; rest; sleep; [fig.] remain until the resurrection.
  9. Restrain one's self; exercise self-control.
  10. Age; come to fruition; fulfill the purpose for being.