Lexicon: wash – wave

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wash (-ed, -es), v. [OE.] (webplay: fall, plank, poise, sea, soft, stain).

  1. Flood; cover; flow over gently.
  2. Purify; cleanse; scrub away; remove by immersion in water; [fig.] heal.

was'nt, v. [see was, v.]

was't, v. [see was, v.]

Was it.

waste (-s), n. [OFr.] (webplay: air, flow'r, found, night, walls).

  1. Desolate area; ruined place; deserted region.
  2. Phrase. “At waste”: in vain; futile; ineffectual.

waste (-ed), v. [North-eastern OFr waste-r.] (webplay: dead, decay, man, never, spend, time, wilderness).

  1. Squander; lose through carelessness.
  2. Spend; exhaust; use up.
  3. Dwindle; melt; diminish by gradual dissipation.

watch, n. [OE.] (webplay: eyes, house, morning, nature, order).

  1. Clock; small personal time-keeping device.
  2. Timing; timetable; schedule; plan; itinerary; sense of the correct order of things.

watch (-ed), v. [OE.] (webplay: blue, Eyes, gave, house, lie, long, nights, Sleep).

  1. Wait expectantly; look vigilantly.
  2. Regard; observe attentively; gaze steadily at; follow with the eye.

watcher (-s), n. [see watch, n.]

Attendant; guardian; one who goes without sleep to attend to the sick during the night.

water (-s, -'s), n. [OE wæter.] (webplay: air, billows, bodies, bourne, cattle, clock, color, cool, cover, desert, drink, drop, earth, eyes, first, floated, floods, god, hilly, land, lily, living, mail, nature, ocean, place, plains, powerful, rain, raised, rivers, sail, seas, ships, supply, snow, sound, springs, stones, summer, taste, tide, tight, waves, way).

  1. Drink; life-giving fluid; liquid caused by the combination of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
  2. Ocean; sea.
  3. Blue sky; azure atmosphere; ocean of air.
  4. Moisture; precipitation; rain or snow; [fig.] tides; ocean currents; sea waves.
  5. Stream; brook.
  6. Phrase. “Water lilies”: water-lily; flowering aquatic plant.
  7. Phrase. “Learned Waters”: knowledge.

wave (-s), n. [OE wafian, undulate.] (webplay: away, beckon, billows, claim, going, loosely, purple, smallest, still, swell, thrown, water, way, wind).

  1. Riptide; moving swell; volume of water, raised and driven by wind.
  2. Sea; ocean waters.