Wan
Wan Wan, a. [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See {Win}.] Having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid. ``Sad to view, his visage pale and wan.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

My color . . . [is] wan and of a leaden hue. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Why so pale and wan, fond lover? --Suckling. [1913 Webster]

With the wan moon overhead. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]


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  • WAN — ist: der Name des Ökonoms Henry Wan, Jr. der armenische Name der türkischen Stadt Van der ehemalige Kreis Wan (万县 Wanxian ) der Provinz Sichuan, der heutigen Stadtbezirk Wanzhou (万州区) von Chongqing Die Abkürzung WAN steht für: Wide Area Network… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • WAN — [wæn] noun [countable] COMPUTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS wide area network; an arrangement in which computers in different areas or buildings are connected to each other and users in different places can look at and work on the same information: • The …   Financial and business terms

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