wood-wax
Woad-waxen Woad"-wax`en, n. [Cf. {Wood-wax}.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Genista tinctoria}) of Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; -- called also {greenwood}, {greenweed}, {dyer's greenweed}, and {whin}, {wood-wash}, {wood-wax}, and {wood-waxen}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
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  • Wood-wax — Wood wash Wood wash , Wood wax Wood wax , Wood waxen Wood wax en, n. [AS. wuduweaxe.] (Bot.) Same as {Woadwaxen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood|wax — «WUD WAKS», noun. Obsolete. woadwaxen …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood-wax — n.; (also wood waxen) Weld, woad, dyer s weed, dyer s broom, woad waxen (Genista tinctoria) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wood|wax|en — «WUD WAK suhn», noun. = woadwaxen. (Cf. ↑woadwaxen) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood-wash — Wood wax Wood wax , Wood waxen Wood wax en, n. [AS. wuduweaxe.] (Bot.) Same as {Woadwaxen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood-waxen — Wood wash Wood wash , Wood wax Wood wax , Wood waxen Wood wax en, n. [AS. wuduweaxe.] (Bot.) Same as {Woadwaxen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood-wash — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Genista tinctoria}) of Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; called also {greenwood}, {greenweed}, {dyer s greenweed}, and {whin}, {wood wash}, {wood wax},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood-waxen — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Genista tinctoria}) of Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; called also {greenwood}, {greenweed}, {dyer s greenweed}, and {whin}, {wood wash}, {wood wax},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wax — 1. noun /wæks/ a) Beeswax. ‘Thats him to a T,’ she would murmur; or, ‘Just wait till he reads this’; or, ‘Ah, wont that put him in a wax!’ b) Earwax. Syn: beeswax, cerumen, earwax, polish …   Wiktionary

  • wax — Car·bo·wax; chafe·wax; de·wax; pax·wax; wax; wax·berry; wax·er; wax·er·man; wax·haw; wax·i·ly; wax·i·ness; wax·man; woad·wax·en; wood·wax·en; bees·wax; de·wax·able; woad·wax; …   English syllables

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