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  • English Word Waker Definition One who wakes.
  • English Word Waketime Definition Time during which one is awake.
  • English Word Waking Definition of Wake
  • English Word Waking Definition The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake.
  • English Word Waking Definition A watch; a watching.
  • English Word Walaway Definition See Welaway.
  • English Word Wald Definition A forest; -- used as a termination of names. See Weald.
  • English Word Waldenses Definition A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles.
  • English Word Waldensian Definition Of or pertaining to the Waldenses.
  • English Word Waldensian Definition One Holding the Waldensian doctrines.
  • English Word Waldgrave Definition In the old German empire, the head forest keeper.
  • English Word Waldheimia Definition A genus of brachiopods of which many species are found in the fossil state. A few still exist in the deep sea.
  • English Word Wale Definition A streak or mark made on the skin by a rod or whip; a stripe; a wheal. See Wheal.
  • English Word Wale Definition A ridge or streak rising above the surface, as of cloth; hence, the texture of cloth.
  • English Word Wale Definition A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.
  • English Word Wale Definition Certain sets or strakes of the outside planking of a vessel; as, the main wales, or the strakes of planking under the port sills of the gun deck; channel wales, or those along the spar deck, etc.
  • English Word Wale Definition A wale knot, or wall knot.
  • English Word Wale Definition To mark with wales, or stripes.
  • English Word Wale Definition To choose; to select; specifically (Mining), to pick out the refuse of (coal) by hand, in order to clean it.
  • English Word Walhalla Definition See Valhalla.
  • English Word Waling Definition Same as Wale, n., 4.
  • English Word Walk Definition To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.
  • English Word Walk Definition To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.
  • English Word Walk Definition To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; -- said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter.
  • English Word Walk Definition To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.
  • English Word Walk Definition To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.
  • English Word Walk Definition To move off; to depart.
  • English Word Walk Definition To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
  • English Word Walk Definition To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as to walk one's horses.
  • English Word Walk Definition To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.