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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