Wafery

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

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