Wadd

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wadd (Min) An earthy oxide of manganese, or mixture of different oxides and water, with some oxide of iron, and often silica, alumina, lime, or baryta; black ocher. There are several varieties.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wadd See wad.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Wadd an earthy ore of manganese.
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Usage

In literature:

Wadd, a physician, himself an enormous man, wrote a treatise on obesity and used his own portrait for a frontispiece.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Uncle Tony Wadd was Miss Sallie's favorite servant.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The short, waddly woman trying on the wide hat with the pink roses was Bessie Williams.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
She got up, nivver said a wadd, but walked straight out of the front door.
"Two Suffolk Friends" by Francis Hindes Groome
It ain't any waddly caricature of it, either.
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
The fat, waddly one with the two gold front teeth will be Stella.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
As in the "Wadds," the players are seated round the hearth.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
The gods most often named in Sabaean are 'Athtar Wadd and Nakrah, the first being the male counterpart of the Syrian Ashtoreth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

'Twixt Wadd and friend the glasses run;
A current custom when we've won;
That management they amply bless,
Which had been crown'd with such success.
"A Tour To Scotland" by William Hutton

In news:

A bronze plaque from the Temple of Wadd depicts some of the earliest forerunners to Arabic , written in the Roman era.
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