Wad

Noun

  • A substantial pile (normally of money).

    "With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan"

  • (mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
  • An amorphous, compact mass.

    "Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper."

  • (slang) A sandwich.
  • A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.

Verb

  • To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.

    "to wad a cloak"

  • To insert or force a wad into.

    "to wad a gun"

  • (Ulster) To wager.
  • To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.

    "She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash."

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