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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wad /ˈwɑd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wad, n.
 1. A little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow.
 2. Specifically: A little mass of some soft or flexible material, such as hay, straw, tow, paper, or old rope yarn, used for retaining a charge of powder in a gun, or for keeping the powder and shot close; also, to diminish or avoid the effects of windage. Also, by extension, a dusk of felt, pasteboard, etc., serving a similar purpose.
 3. A soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc.
 Wed hook, a rod with a screw or hook at the end, used for removing the wad from a gun.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wad n.  Woad.  [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waded; p. pr. & vb. n. Wadding.]
 1. To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wad, Wadd, n. Min. (a) An earthy oxide of manganese, or mixture of different oxides and water, with some oxide of iron, and often silica, alumina, lime, or baryta; black ocher. There are several varieties.  (b) Plumbago, or black lead.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Woad n.  [Written also wad, and wade.]
 1. Bot. An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis tinctoria) of the family Cruciferae (syn. Brassicaceae). It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves.  See isatin.
 2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing.
    Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry figures.   --Milton.
 Wild woad Bot., the weld (Reseda luteola).  See Weld.
 Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;
           "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of
           money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must
           have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good
           deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess,
            mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot,
            quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack,
            tidy sum, whole lot, whole slew]
      2: a wad of something chewable as tobacco [syn: chew, chaw,
          cud, quid, plug]
      v 1: compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box" [syn: pack,
           bundle, compact]
      2: crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked" [syn:
          jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram]
      [also: wadding, wadded]