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From Middle English waniand, wanyand, wenyande, apparently a noun usage of Middle English waniand (waning, present participle), from Old English waniende (waning, present participle), from Old English wanian (to wane), equivalent to wane +‎ -and.


waniand (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The wane of the Moon.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.