wafture
noun Date: 1601 the act of waving or a wavelike motion

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  • Wafture — Waf ture, n. The act of waving; a wavelike motion; a waft. R. Browning. [1913 Webster] An angry wafture of your hand. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wafture — [wäf′chər, waf′chər] n. the act of waving or wafting …   English World dictionary

  • wafture — /wahf cheuhr, waf /, n. 1. the act of wafting. 2. something wafted: waftures of incense. [1595 1605; WAFT + URE] * * * …   Universalium

  • wafture — noun ˈwɑf.tʃər a) Something that is wafted. b) The act of wafting something …   Wiktionary

  • wafture — waf·ture …   English syllables

  • wafture — waf•ture [[t]ˈwɑf tʃər, ˈwæf [/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of wafting 2) something wafted: waftures of incense[/ex] • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • wafture — /ˈwɒftʃə/ (say wofchuh) noun 1. the act of wafting. 2. something wafted: waftures of incense …   Australian English dictionary

  • wafture — noun the act of signaling by a movement of the hand • Syn: ↑wave, ↑waving • Derivationally related forms: ↑wave (for: ↑waving), ↑wave (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • waving — noun the act of signaling by a movement of the hand • Syn: ↑wave, ↑wafture • Derivationally related forms: ↑wave, ↑wave (for: ↑wave) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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