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(Wake"ful) a. Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant.
Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright.Dryden.
Wake"ful*ly, adv. Wake"ful*ness, n.
(Wak"en) v. i. [imp. & p. pr. Wakened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wakening.] [OE. waknen, AS. wæcnan; akin
to Goth. gawaknan. See Wake, v. i.] To wake; to cease to sleep; to be awakened.
Early, Turnus wakening with the light.Dryden.
(Wak"en), v. t.
1. To excite or rouse from sleep; to wake; to awake; to awaken. "Go, waken Eve." Milton.
2. To excite; to rouse; to move to action; to awaken.
Then Homer's and Tyrtæus' martial museRoscommon.
Wakened the world.
Venus now wakes, and wakens love.Milton.
Their sacred song, and waken raptures high.
(Wak"en*er) n. One who wakens.
1. The act of one who wakens; esp., the act of ceasing to sleep; an awakening.
2. (Scots Law) The revival of an action. Burrill.
They were too much ashamed to bring any wakening of the process against Janet.Sir W. Scott.
(Wak"er) n. One who wakes.
(Wake"-rob`in) n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Arum, especially, in England, the cuckoopint
In America the name is given to several species of Trillium, and sometimes to the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
(Wake"time`) n. Time during which one is awake. [R.] Mrs. Browning.
1. The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake.
2. A watch; a watching. [Obs.] "Bodily pain . . . standeth in prayer, in wakings, in fastings." Chaucer.
In the fourth waking of the night.Wyclif
(Wa"la*way) interj. See Welaway. [Obs.]
(Wald) n. [AS. weald. See Wold.] A forest; used as a termination of names. See Weald.
(Wal*den"ses) n. pl. [So called from Petrus Waldus, or Peter Waldo, a merchant of Lyons,
who founded this sect about a. d. 1170.] (Eccl. Hist.) A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical
system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys
of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles.