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Synonyms for wad

Synonyms for wad

an irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size

a large sum of money

Synonyms for wad

a small mass of soft material

Related Words

a wad of something chewable as tobacco

compress into a wad

crowd or pack to capacity

References in classic literature ?
When this was done, Eugenie opened a drawer, of which she kept the key, and took from it a wadded violet silk travelling cloak.
Accordingly, the good lady bundled up her darlings in woollen jackets and wadded sacks, and put comforters round their necks, and a pair of striped gaiters on each little pair of legs, and worsted mittens on their hands, and gave them a kiss apiece, by way of a spell to keep away Jack Frost.
The horses had been embarked, having been hoisted from the boat upon the deck in baskets expressly made for the purpose, and wadded in such a manner that their limbs, even in the most violent fits of terror or impatience, were always protected by the soft support which the sides afforded, and their coats not even turned.
And he opened, as he spoke, his own old twenty-five tin of purely popular cigarettes; there were a few in it still, but between the cigarettes were jammed lumps of sugar wadded with cotton-wool.
It had but five chambers, but the barrel was ten inches long; one had to cap it, and to put in the powder and the wadded bullet separately; but the last-named would have killed an elephant.