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  • n. The wane of the Moon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wane of the moon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Waning; specifically, the waning of the moon, regarded as implying ill luck.

Etymologies

From Middle English waniand, wanyand, wenyande, apparently a noun usage of Middle English waniand ("waning", present participle), from Old English waniende ("waning", present participle), from Old English wanian ("to wane"), equivalent to wane +‎ -and. (Wiktionary)

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