• (obsolete, law) A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.
  • Obsolete form of waif.
  • (obsolete) A waif; a castaway.


  • (obsolete) To outlaw (someone).
  • (now rare) To put aside, avoid.
  • (transitive, law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.

    "If you waive the right to be silent, anything you say can be used against you in a court of law."

  • (intransitive, obsolete) To stray, wander.
  • (obsolete) To abandon, give up (someone or something).
  • (obsolete) To move from side to side; to sway.

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