Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of wax.
  • adj. Of an object, coated or treated with wax in order to make it shiny or waterproof, or to protect it.

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

  • adj. treated with wax

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Examples

  • Shape each half into 15-inch log; wrap in waxed paper.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Wrap the dough in waxed paper and freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

  • I bethought me of my father and his kingly estate and how I had become a woodcutter; and how, after my time had been awhile serene, the world had again waxed turbid and troubled to me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Wrap when cool in waxed paper, or freeze in a sealed container.

    Amy's Rustic Italian Bread

  • His expression waxed from smug to concerned at her silence.

    Hot Pursuit

  • Meanwhile, his name waxed famous — or rather infamous, and many of those who resorted to him did so under persuasion that he was a sorcerer.

    Kenilworth

  • A day of hunting meant wrapping an onion-and-liverwurst sandwich in waxed paper, stuffing it in your game pocket, cramming your pockets with 20-gauge shotgun shells, tucking your Winchester Model 21 under your arm, whistling up your setter, and setting forth.

    Five Aces

  • He walked into the office jauntily and presented Miss Grant with a club sandwich neatly done up in waxed paper.

    The Window at the White Cat

  • Meanwhile, his name waxed famous -- or rather infamous, and many of those who resorted to him did so under persuasion that he was a sorcerer.

    Kenilworth

  • I think cottage cheese and the like might have come in waxed cardboard containers but I really don’t remember.

    The Plastics Revolution « Colleen Anderson

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