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washbowl Tweet Definition of washbowl Like Definition of washbowl on Facebook
noun
  1. a sink in a bathroom, connected to a supply of water and a drain, in which one may wash one's face and hands
  2. a basin for washing the face and hands; a washbasin or wash-hand basin ((British))
washstand Tweet Definition of washstand Like Definition of washstand on Facebook
noun
  1. A table containing a basin and a pitcher of water for washing
waterbed Tweet Definition of waterbed Like Definition of waterbed on Facebook
noun
  1. a bed with a tough plastic mattress filled with water
webbing Tweet Definition of webbing Like Definition of webbing on Facebook
noun
  1. (baseball)The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the web
    He caught the ball in the .
  2. A sturdy woven fabric
    The of the lawn chair made marks on his thigh.
whatnot Tweet Definition of whatnot Like Definition of whatnot on Facebook
noun
  1. a small unspecified object; bric-a-brac (in plural)
  2. (uncountable) other related objects or ideas; et cetera
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All of the cakes and have been laid out, ready for the children's birthday party this afternoon.
  1. a freestanding set of shelves on which ornaments are displayed
White Tweet Definition of White Like Definition of White on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a British surname from a nickname for someone with white hair
wicker Tweet Definition of wicker Like Definition of wicker on Facebook
noun
  1. A flexible branch or twig of a plant such as willow, used in weaving baskets and furniture
  2. wickerwork, Wickerwork.
wickerwork Tweet Definition of wickerwork Like Definition of wickerwork on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) a thing or things made of wicker
wing Tweet Definition of wing Like Definition of wing on Facebook
noun
  1. An appendage of an animal's (bird, bat, insect) body that enables it to fly.
  2. (context, slang) Human arm.
  3. Part of an airplane that produces the lift for rising into the air.
  4. Part of a building, an extension from the main building
  5. Part of a huge room. (rfv-sense, Is this right? Could not find any proof. Hekaheka Jul 4, 2007)
  6. A fraction of a political movement. Usually implies a position apart from the mainstream center position.
  7. A military air unit, smaller than a division but larger than a group or squadron.
  8. A panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
  9. (context, nautical) A platform on either side of the bridge of a vessel, normally found in pairs.
  10. (context, hockey, football, icehockey) A position in several field games on either side of the field.
verb
  1. (transitive) To injure slightly (as with a gunshot), especially in the arm.
  2. (intransitive) To fly.
  3. (intransitive) wing it: To act or speak extemporaneously; to improvise.
worktable Tweet Definition of worktable Like Definition of worktable on Facebook
noun
  1. A table designed for work of a specific type
writing desk Tweet Definition of writing desk Like Definition of writing desk on Facebook
noun
  1. A desk at which someone may write

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