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Crossword Solutions for: WA?ER

wader

wader
(n.) One who, or that which, wades.
(n.) Any long-legged bird that wades in the water in search of food, especially any species of limicoline or grallatorial birds; -- called also wading bird. See Illust. g, under Aves.

wafer

wafer
(n.) A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.
(n.) A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church.
(n.) An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin, isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, -- used in sealing letters and other documents.
(v. t.) To seal or close with a wafer.

wager

wager
(v. i.) To make a bet; to lay a wager.
(v. t.) Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
(v. t.) A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
(v. t.) That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
(v. t.) To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.

waler

waler
A horse imported from New South Wales; also, any Australian horse.

water

water
(n.) The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
(n.) A body of water, standing or flowing; a lake, river, or other collection of water.
(n.) Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water; esp., the urine.
(n.) A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance; as, ammonia water.
(n.) The limpidity and luster of a precious stone, especially a diamond; as, a diamond of the first water, that is, perfectly pure and transparent. Hence, of the first water, that is, of the first excellence.
(n.) A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc. See Water, v. t., 3, Damask, v. t., and Damaskeen.
(n.) To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while reducing the strength or quality; to extend; to dilute; to weaken.
(v. i.) To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.
(v. i.) To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.
(v. t.) An addition to the shares representing the capital of a stock company so that the aggregate par value of the shares is increased while their value for investment is diminished, or "diluted."
(v. t.) To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
(v. t.) To supply with water for drink; to cause or allow to drink; as, to water cattle and horses.
(v. t.) To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines; as, to water silk. Cf. Water, n., 6.

waver

waver
(v.) A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.
(v. i.) To play or move to and fro; to move one way and the other; hence, to totter; to reel; to swing; to flutter.
(v. i.) To be unsettled in opinion; to vacillate; to be undetermined; to fluctuate; as, to water in judgment.