wadding

[ wod-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF wadding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WADDING

He was wadding his bunk with the hay, while the others looked on rather enviously.

Where the edges were too sharp they were beaten in by a mallet, or altered by glueing on wadding.

Several times, also, she had been on fire from the wadding which came blazing on board.

She softened: "Get me some wadding out of the middle drawer," she said.

He flourished in the fourteenth century; according to Wadding, 1376.

Wadding (VI, p. 48) cites some passages bearing on the date.

Fill all the loops and bows with wadding as above mentioned.

She won in a thunderstorm, Rothschild's filly, with wadding in her ears.

Carefully he pried the wadding from each shell and poured the shot out.

Wadding was a lawyer, who had thoroughly studied the whole matter.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from wad (n.). Related: Wadded; wadding.

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