Wild woad(Bot.), the weld (Reseda luteola). See Weld.Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad.

(Woad"ed), a. Colored or stained with woad. "Man tattoed or woaded, winter-clad in skins." Tennyson.

(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. Burrill.

(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 wo.]

1. Grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.

Thus saying, from her side the fatal key,
Sad instrument of all our woe, she took.

[They] weep each other's woe.

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?

(Wlat"some) a. [AS. wlatian to disgust, irk, wltta loathing.] Loathsome; disgusting; hateful. [Obs.]

Murder is . . . wlatsom and abhominable to God.

(Wo) n. & a. See Woe. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Woad) n. [OE. wod, AS. wad; akin to D. weede, G. waid, OHG. weit, Dan. vaid, veid, Sw. veide, L. vitrum.] [Written also wad, and wade.]

1. (Bot.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves.

2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing.

Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry figures.

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