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  • n. Plural form of wand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Roads; a roadstead.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To this Laban agreed; whereupon the ingenious and resourceful Jacob peeled certain wands and put them in the watering troughs, which caused spots to appear in the drinking troughs of the flocks, with the result that the picture thus made transmitted itself to the unborn young of the flocks, and in a short time Jacob had all.

    Shakespeare and the Bible

  • The skilful shepherd peeled me certain wands, And stuck them up before the fulsome ewes, Who, then conceiving, did in eaning time

    Shakespeare and the Bible

  • Two ferashes then flog him on the feet with long thin wands, which are renewed from time to time.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Lamias, found in the middle-to-deep dungeon, can use wands, which is especially dangerous because unlike Nethack, wands don't feel like they've been gimped here in case of accident or monster use.


  • Present, staves are repeatedly called wands, but rods or batons are seen as well. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • I have also seen foam stars that could be your "wands" or you could even do the Tinkerbell "shoe".

    Reader seeks Tinkerbell topping

  • He's getting 80 percent of his wands, meaning the people who said they would go out for him.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2004

  • At the word "wands," Justen glanced toward the center of the armory, then dropped his shoulder and barely managed to deflect Warin's staff.

    The Order War

  • Analysts say that Potter memorabilia such as wands and school robes could become "must buy" souvenirs similar to the ubiquitous mouse ears and princess dresses sold at


  • The new controller will come in pairs (two "wands" per pack)



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  • "n. Roads; a roadstead." --CD&C

    February 9, 2012