Waxed end
Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster]

{Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for other purposes; -- called also {wax cloth}.

{Waxed end}, a thread pointed with a bristle and covered with shoemaker's wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots, shoes, and the like; -- called also {wax end}. --Brockett. [1913 Webster]


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  • waxed end — noun or wax end : a thread formed of a number of filaments rubbed with shoemaker s wax, usually pointed with a bristle, and used in sewing leather in which holes have been made (as in shoemaking) * * * wax end or (better) waxed end noun A strong… …   Useful english dictionary

  • waxed end — noun A thread pointed with a bristle and covered with shoemakers wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots, shoes, and the like …   Wiktionary

  • Waxed — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxed cloth — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wax end — Wax Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wax end — Wax Wax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a thread or a table. [1913 Webster] {Waxed cloth}, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a cover, of tables and for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wax end — noun see waxed end * * * wax end or (better) waxed end noun A strong thread having its end stiffened by shoemakers wax, so as to go easily through the hole made by the awl • • • Main Entry: ↑wax …   Useful english dictionary

  • wax end — noun Same as waxed end …   Wiktionary

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