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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Be driven or carried along, as by the air.

Usage examples (31)
  • This quiet sail is as a noiseless wing To waft me from distraction.
  • ..thus 'waft' is nonplussedly introduced into the daily cycling lexicon...
  • And breezes waft the sound of winnow and of flail.
  • My mither has a silk mantil the waft gaed never through; for more
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