wadding


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wad \Wad\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Wadding.]
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   1. To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad
      tow or cotton.
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   2. 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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wadding \Wad"ding\, n. [See Wad a little mass.]
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   1. A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of
      which wads may be made.
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   2. Any soft stuff of loose texture, used for stuffing or
      padding garments; esp., sheets of carded cotton prepared
      for the purpose.
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