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EtymologyEdit

From Old English wawe, waghe. Not the same word as wave.

NounEdit

wawe (plural wawes)

  1. (obsolete) A wave.
    • Chaucer, The Kinght's Tale, lines 1099-1100:
      And fro the navele doun al covered was / With wawes grene, and brighte as any glas.
    • Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene
      For, while they fly that gulf's devouring jawes,
      They on the rock are rent and sunck in helplesse wawes.

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NounEdit

wawe

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Austronesian Comparative Dictionary