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wainwright A wagon-builder.
ward heeler A worker for a political boss in a ward or other local area.
wazir Title of a leading court official in a traditional Islamic regime, often a direct advisor to the ruler.
weasand The oesophagus; The throat in general.
wen Sebaceous cyst: a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked.
wherry A light rowboat used chiefly for carrying passengers.
whitebait Minnows or other small fresh- or saltwater fish (especially herring), usually cooked whole.
wicket Small opening such as a door within another door or window, which is usually covered by a grating.
williwaw In meteorology, a williwaw is a sudden blast of wind descending from a mountainous coast to the sea. The word is of unknown origin, but was earliest used by British seamen in the 19th century.
withy Withy is the name given to strong flexible willow stems that are typically used in thatching and for gardening. An advantage of using this type of material is said to be a greater resistance to woodworm.
wold A piece of high, open, uncultivated land or moor.
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