Wisping
Wisp \Wisp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wisped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wisping}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To brush or dress, an with a wisp. [1913 Webster]

2. To rumple. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wisp — Wisp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wisped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wisping}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To brush or dress, an with a wisp. [1913 Webster] 2. To rumple. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wisped — Wisp Wisp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wisped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wisping}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To brush or dress, an with a wisp. [1913 Webster] 2. To rumple. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wisp — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. a small handful (as of hay or straw) 2. a. a thin strip or fragment b. a thready streak < a wisp of smoke > c. something frail, slight, or fleeting < a wisp of a girl > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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