Webster 1913 Edition
A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.
Waferspiping hot out of the gleed.
The curious work in pastry, the fine cakes,
wafers, and marchpanes.
A woman’s oaths are
wafers– break with making
A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church.
An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin, isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, – used in sealing letters and other documents.
a sweet, thin cake.
Wafer irons, or
a pincher-shaped contrivance, having flat plates, or blades, between which wafers are baked.–
a woman who sold wafer cakes; also, one employed in amorous intrigues.
Beau. & Fl.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To seal or close with a wafer.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A thin cake or leaf; as a wafer of bread given by the Romanists in the Eucharist.
2.A thin leaf of paste, or a composition of flour, the white of eggs, isinglass and yeast, spread over with gumwater and dried; used in sealing letters.