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  • English Word Waistcloth Definition A covering of canvas or tarpaulin for the hammocks, stowed on the nettings, between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.
  • English Word Waistcoat Definition A short, sleeveless coat or garment for men, worn under the coat, extending no lower than the hips, and covering the waist; a vest.
  • English Word Waistcoat Definition A garment occasionally worn by women as a part of fashionable costume.
  • English Word Waistcoateer Definition One wearing a waistcoat; esp., a woman wearing one uncovered, or thought fit for such a habit; hence, a loose woman; strumpet.
  • English Word Waistcoating Definition A fabric designed for waistcoats; esp., one in which there is a pattern, differently colored yarns being used.
  • English Word Waister Definition A seaman, usually a green hand or a broken-down man, stationed in the waist of a vessel of war.
  • English Word Wait Definition To watch; to observe; to take notice.
  • English Word Wait Definition To stay or rest in expectation; to stop or remain stationary till the arrival of some person or event; to rest in patience; to stay; not to depart.
  • English Word Wait Definition To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders.
  • English Word Wait Definition To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany; to await.
  • English Word Wait Definition To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect.
  • English Word Wait Definition To cause to wait; to defer; to postpone; -- said of a meal; as, to wait dinner.
  • English Word Wait Definition The act of waiting; a delay; a halt.
  • English Word Wait Definition Ambush.
  • English Word Wait Definition One who watches; a watchman.
  • English Word Wait Definition Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians; not used in the singular.
  • English Word Wait Definition Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical watchmen.
  • English Word Waited Definition of Wait
  • English Word Waiter Definition One who, or that which, waits; an attendant; a servant in attendance, esp. at table.
  • English Word Waiter Definition A vessel or tray on which something is carried, as dishes, etc.; a salver.
  • English Word Waiting Definition of Wait
  • English Word Waiting Definition a. & n. from Wait, v.
  • English Word Waitingly Definition By waiting.
  • English Word Waitress Definition A female waiter or attendant; a waiting maid or waiting woman.
  • English Word Waive Definition A waif; a castaway.
  • English Word Waive Definition A woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note.
  • English Word Waive Definition To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
  • English Word Waive Definition To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
  • English Word Waive Definition To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses.
  • English Word Waive Definition To desert; to abandon.