1. (n.) Woad.

2. (n.) A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow.

3. (n.) Specifically: A little mass of some soft or flexible material, such as hay, straw, tow, paper, or old rope yarn, used for retaining a charge of powder in a gun, or for keeping the powder and shot close; also, to diminish or avoid the effects of windage. Also, by extension, a dusk of felt, pasteboard, etc., serving a similar purpose.

4. (n.) A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc.

5. (v. t.) To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton.

6. (v. t.) To insert or crowd a wad into; as, to wad a gun; also, to stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton; as, to wad a cloak.

7. (n.) Alt. of Wadd

accumulation acervation agglomerate agglomeration aggregate aggregation amassment bankroll batch block bomb boodle brim bulk bundle ceil charge chock chunk clamp clod clump compress congeries congest conglobation conglomerate conglomeration considerable cram crowd crush cumulation deal ensphere face feather fill fill to overflowing fill up freight fur gathering glomeration gob gobs good deal good sum great deal heap heaps heaps of gold hunch hunk inlay interline jam jam-pack jillion lade large sum lashings line load loads loaf lot lots lump mass mess millions mint mint of money nip nugget oodles overfill pack packet pad pat peck pile piles pinch pot potful power of money press pretty penny quantity quite a little raft rafts ram in roll satiate saturate scads shoestring sight slew slews snowball spate squeeze stack stacks stockpile stuff supercharge surfeit thousands tidy sum tighten top off tweak wad up wads wainscot weight whole slew


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