from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wad.
- n. Wads considered as a group.
- n. A soft layer of fibrous cotton or wool used for padding or stuffing.
- n. Material for gun wads.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. wads collectively
- n. soft, fibrous cotton or wool used to make a wad, or as a packaging material
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of which wads may be made.
- n. Any soft stuff of loose texture, used for stuffing or padding garments; esp., sheets of carded cotton prepared for the purpose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wads collectively; stuffing; specifically, carded cotton or wool used to line or stuff articles of dress, the surface of the spongy web of carded material being covered with tissue-paper or with a coat of size.
- n. Material for gun-wads.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any material used especially to protect something
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