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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A fabrication of rods or poles interwoven with slender branches, withes, or reeds and usually especially formerly in building construction. (plural)

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : to wattle a fence
  • Within his wattles was a tool of creation, and here he was entertaining fools.
  • He must weigh fifty pounds ef he weighs an ounce, an 'his wattles are a wonder to look at.
  • Referring to the infestation of foreign plants, such as wattles and for more
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