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proper noun
  1. A surname.
  2. (given name, male) used in medieval England and revived in the nineteenth century, partly with reference to the surname.
wean Tweet Definition of wean Like Definition of wean on Facebook
verb
  1. To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment.
  2. To cease to depend.
weapon Tweet Definition of weapon Like Definition of weapon on Facebook
noun
  1. an instrument of attack or defense in combat, e.g. a gun, missile, or sword
  2. an instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another
web Tweet Definition of web Like Definition of web on Facebook
noun
  1. The silken structure a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.
The sunlight glistened in the dew on the .
  1. Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web.
  2. Specifically, the w:World Wide Web, World Wide Web (also spelled Web).
Let me search the for that.
  1. (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing.
He caught the ball in the .
  1. A latticed or woven structure.
The gazebo's roof was a made of thin strips of wood.
  1. The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member.
  2. A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds.
A duck paddles with its webbed feet.
  1. (context, manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing.
  2. (context, lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.
verb (web, b, ed)
  1. (intransitive) to construct or form a web
  2. (transitive) to cover with a web or network
  3. (transitive) to ensnare or entangle
  4. (transitive) to provide with a web
webfoot Tweet Definition of webfoot Like Definition of webfoot on Facebook
noun (webfeet)
  1. a foot that has toes connected by folds of skin
  2. a web-footed animal
web-toed Tweet Definition of web-toed Like Definition of web-toed on Facebook
adjective
  1. web-footed
whelp Tweet Definition of whelp Like Definition of whelp on Facebook
noun
  1. the young of a mammal
  2. an insolent youth
  3. one of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.
withers Tweet Definition of withers Like Definition of withers on Facebook
noun (withers)
  1. The part of the back of a draft animal or horse that is the highest, between the shoulder blades.
verb
  1. (third-person singular of, wither)
wolfish Tweet Definition of wolfish Like Definition of wolfish on Facebook
adjective
  1. Pertaining to wolf, wolves.
  2. akin, Akin to the characteristics or habits of a wolf.
aappetite
  1. fierce, Fierce; savage; menacing.

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