Definition of wad:

part of speech: participle


part of speech: noun

Mass of paper, tow, & c., packed together, or used to keep the charge in a gun.

part of speech: participle


part of speech: verb

To form into, close by, or stuff with, a small, soft mass or bunch.

part of speech: noun

A small mass of soft material; a soft bunch of cotton, wool, rope, etc., used to stop an opening, pad a garment, etc.; a soft plug to hold a charge of powder or shot in position; as, a gun wad.

part of speech: verb

To form into a mass: to stuff a wad into:- pr. p. wadding; pa. t. and pa. p. wadded.

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