Wase

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wase wās A bundle of straw, or other material, to relieve the pressure of burdens carried upon the head.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wase A wisp; a bundle of hay, straw, etc. Also waese, weesc. Jamieson.
    • n wase A cushion or pad of straw, etc., worn on the head in order to soften the pressure of a load.
    • n wase A torch.
    • n wase An obsolete form of woose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Wase wāz (prov.) a wisp of hay, straw, &c.: a pad on the head to ease the pressure of a burden.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Sw. vase, a sheaf

Usage

In literature:

You take a man dat's got on'y one or two chillen; is dat man gwyne to be waseful o' chillen?
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
You take a man dat's got on'y one or two chillen; is dat man gwyne to be waseful o' chillen?
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 3" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Gord nerver wase hees valerbel time maken' monkeys.
"That Old-Time Child, Roberta" by Sophie Fox Sea
The latter and youngest is now the wife of Wasee Allee Khan.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
Gustaf Wase, or Gustavus Vasa, was the son of Eric Vasa, governor of Halland, and was cousin-german to Steen Sture.
"Gustavus Vasa" by W. S. Walker
You take a man dat's got on'y one or two chillen; is dat man gwyne to be waseful o' chillen?
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
That wase in~ hys squyer{es} hond.
"Torrent of Portyngale" by Unknown
There is a translation by Christopher Wase (1654).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

Wase and many other Area 43 residents were ticketed last week for expired permits .
Again futures are expected to trade more volatile as the trade awaits the release of the October WASE estimates.
I was in wasing my hands at work when i realised that my shirt was hungery too.
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