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Definitions of waif:

part of speech: noun

See under waive.

part of speech: noun

Goods found whose owner is unknown; anything wandering at large without an owner; a thing found, as goods, but claimed by nobody; a worthless wanderer.

part of speech: noun

Anything found, or without an owner; a homeless wanderer; a foundling, or deserted child.

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A long round piece of timber or iron tube, raised upright on the keel, through the decks, of a vessel to support the sails; any upright pole; the fruit of the oak, beech, etc., especially when used as food for swine. ...

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