waxed end

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Noun[edit]

waxed end (plural waxed ends)

  1. A thread pointed with a bristle and covered with shoemaker's wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots, shoes, and the like.