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Webster 1913 Edition


Wadding

Wad′ding

,
Noun.
[See
Wad
a little mass.]
1.
A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of which wads may be made.
2.
Any soft stuff of loose texture, used for stuffing or padding garments; esp., sheets of carded cotton prepared for the purpose.

Webster 1828 Edition


Wadding

WADDING

,
Noun.
1.
A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of which wads may be made.
2.
A kind of soft stuff of loose texture, used for stuffing garments.

Definition 2021


Wadding

Wadding

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English

Proper noun

Wadding

  1. A surname.

wadding

wadding

See also: Wadding

English

Noun

wadding (countable and uncountable, plural waddings)

  1. wads collectively
  2. soft, fibrous cotton or wool used to make a wad, or as a packaging material
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13
      She slipped a hand into her kerchief pocket and took out the wadding and waved in reply of course without letting him and then slipped it back.
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Etymology 2

Verb

wadding

  1. present participle of wad