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noun as in lining

noun as in packing

Strongest match

noun as in padding

noun as in pad/padding

noun as in stuffing

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Example Sentences

He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.

Fortunately, I had in my pocket a bit of waste paper, which I had used instead of wadding in loading my gun.

One of the cannoneers, who was strongly opposed to him, expressed the wish that he might be struck by some of the wadding.

And though shot and bullets were forbidden fruit, yet something might be done with hard wadding.

Even wadding, however, was declared to be inadmissible as too dangerous, after wounds had been inflicted more than once.


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wadding, such as: dressing, layer, mixture, stuffing, bushing, and cartridge.

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