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imp. & p. p.
of Wad
n.
Woad.
imp. & p. p.
of Wade
v. i.
To go; to move forward.
v. i.
To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc.
v. i.
Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed /lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly /inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book.
v. t.
To pass or cross by wading; as, he waded /he rivers and swamps.
n.
The act of wading.
n.
One who, or that which, wades.
n.
Any long-legged bird that wades in the water in search of food, especially any species of limicoline or grallatorial birds; -- called also wading bird. See Illust. g, under Aves.

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