• Waded Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Wad
- (imp. & p. p.) of Wade
• Wad Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Alt. of Wadd
- (n.) A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc.
- (v. t.) To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton.
- (n.) Specifically: A little mass of some soft or flexible material, such as hay, straw, tow, paper, or old rope yarn, used for retaining a charge of powder in a gun, or for keeping the powder and shot close; also, to diminish or avoid the effects of windage. Also, by extension, a dusk of felt, pasteboard, etc., serving a similar purpose.
- (n.) A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow.
- (n.) Woad.
- (v. t.) To insert or crowd a wad into; as, to wad a gun; also, to stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton; as, to wad a cloak.
• Wade Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed /lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly /inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book.
- (n.) The act of wading.
- (v. t.) To pass or cross by wading; as, he waded /he rivers and swamps.
- (v. i.) To go; to move forward.
- (n.) Woad.
- (v. i.) To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc.