wen


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wen \Wen\ (w[e^]n), n. [AS. wenn; akin to D. wen, LG. wenne.]
   (Med.)
   An indolent, encysted tumor of the skin; especially, a
   sebaceous cyst.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wyn \Wyn\, Wynn \Wynn\, n. Also Wen \Wen\ [AS. w[=e]n.]
   One of the runes (?) adopted into the Anglo-Saxon, or Old
   English, alphabet. It had the value of modern English w, and
   was replaced from about a. d. 1280 at first by uu, later by
   w.
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