- That part of a large household where wafers and sweet biscuits etc. were made.
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wafery — wāˈfery adjective Like a wafer • • • Main Entry: ↑wafer … Useful english dictionary
wafer — waferlike, wafery, adj. /way feuhr/, n. 1. a thin, crisp cake or biscuit, often sweetened and flavored. 2. a thin disk of unleavened bread, used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church. 3. a thin disk of dried paste, gelatin, adhesive… … Universalium
wafer — noun 1》 a thin, light, crisp sweet biscuit. 2》 a thin disc of unleavened bread used in the Eucharist. 3》 a disc of red paper stuck on a legal document as a seal. ↘historical a small disc of dried paste formerly used for fastening letters or… … English new terms dictionary
wafer — /ˈweɪfə / (say wayfuh) noun 1. a thin, crisp cake or biscuit, variously made, and often sweetened and flavoured, usually eaten with ice cream. 2. a thin piece, usually a disc, of unleavened bread, commonly used in the celebration of the Eucharist … Australian English dictionary
wafer — n. & v. n. 1 a very thin light crisp sweet biscuit, esp. of a kind eaten with ice cream. 2 a thin disc of unleavened bread used in the Eucharist. 3 a disc of red paper stuck on a legal document instead of a seal. 4 Electronics a very thin slice… … Useful english dictionary
wa|fer-thin — «WAY fuhr THIHN», adjective. very thin; wafery: »Figurative. The Democrats hold a majority in the lower house, the Republicans a wafer thin majority in the State Senate (Wall Street Journal) … Useful english dictionary
waaffery — waaffery, waale obs. ff. wafery, wale n.1 … Useful english dictionary
waale — waaffery, waale obs. ff. wafery, wale n.1 … Useful english dictionary
wafrie — see wafery … Useful english dictionary