Definitions starting with W

ID #2560

waste

[by passivization] vi. 1. to be wasted; to go to waste: 1925 Better for belly burst than good victual waste (Finlay 294).

2. [cf. WASTE MOON] (of the moon) to wane: When's the moon had? When 'e wasting -then you shouldna plant nothing (Crooked).

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Last update: 2010-11-22 22:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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