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n.
See Washboard, 3.
n.
A book in which rough entries of transactions are made, previous to their being carried into the journal.
a.
Full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as, wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses.
a.
Expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal; as, a wasteful person; a wasteful disposition.
a.
Waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled.
n.
A kind of white and fine bread or cake; -- called also wastel bread, and wastel cake.
n.
The quality or state of being waste; a desolate state or condition; desolation.
n.
That which is waste; a desert; a waste.
v. t.
One who, or that which, wastes; one who squanders; one who consumes or expends extravagantly; a spendthrift; a prodigal.
v. t.
An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; -- called also a thief.
v. t.
A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.
n.
A spendthrift.
n.
An overfall, or weir, for the escape, or overflow, of superfluous water from a canal, reservoir, pond, or the like.
a.
Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune.
n.
A waster; a thief.
n.
See Wastrel.
n.
Any waste thing or substance
n.
Waste land or common land.
n.
A profligate.
n.
A neglected child; a street Arab.

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