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noun 
  1. (astronomy) the waning moon; refers to that portion of the lunar revolution between full and new.
  1. Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension.
  2. An inequality in a board.
  3. (scot slang) a child :also wain,waine
verb (wan, ing)
  1. To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon.
  2. To decline; to fail; to sink.
  3. To cause to decrease. (webster)
Etymology: wanian.


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