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waste moon

[cf. OED waste (of the moon) to wane obs.→ 1600; but see quot. for folk etym.] n. the waning moon: You shouldn't plant at waste moon time, or the crop waste (Adelaide). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-07 19:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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