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  • adj. Used to water.
  • n. An act of watering.
  • v. Present participle of water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from water, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of one who waters, in any sense.
  • n. Specifically The art or process of giving to the surface of anything a wave-like or veined appearance of somewhat ornamental effect; also, the marking so produced. Compare water, transitive verb, 3, and watered silk (under watered).
  • n. A watering-place: as, “the wateryng of Seint Thomas” (better known as St.Thomas a Waterings)
  • n. In flax-manuf., same as retting, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wetting with water
  • n. shedding tears

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