(Woad"ed), a. Colored or stained with woad. "Man tattoed or woaded, winter-clad in skins."
(Woad"-wax`en) n. [Cf. Wood-wax.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant (Genista tinctoria) of
Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; called also greenwood, greenweed, dyer's
greenweed, and whin, wood-wash, wood-wax, and wood- waxen.
(Woald) n. See Weld.
(Wob"ble) v. i. See Wabble.
(Wode) a. [AS. wod.] Mad. See Wood, a. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Chaucer.
(Wode), n. Wood. Chaucer.
(Wode"geld`) n. [See Wood, and Geld.] (O. Eng. Law) A geld, or payment, for wood.
(Wo"den) n. [AS. Woden; akin to OS. Wodan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Oðinn, and probably to E.
wood, a. Cf. Wednesday.] (Northern Myth.) A deity corresponding to Odin, the supreme deity of the
Scandinavians. Wednesday is named for him. See Odin.
(Woe) n. [OE. wo, wa, woo, AS. wa, interj.; akin to D. wee, OS. & OHG. we, G. weh, Icel.
vei, Dan. vee, Sw. ve, Goth. wai; cf. L. vae, Gr. . &radic128. Cf. Wail.] [Formerly written also
1. Grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.
Thus saying, from her side the fatal key,Milton.
Sad instrument of all our woe, she took.
[They] weep each other's woe.Pope.
2. A curse; a malediction.
Can there be a woe or curse in all the stores of vengeance equal to the malignity of such a practice?South.