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Definition: Wafer tongs
Wafer \Wa"fer\, n. [OE. wafre, OF. waufre, qaufre, F. qaufre; of
Teutonic origin; cf. LG. & D. wafel, G. waffel, Dan. vaffel,
Sw. v[*a]ffla; all akin to G. wabe a honeycomb, OHG. waba,
being named from the resemblance to a honeycomb. G. wabe is
probably akin to E. weave. See Weave, and cf. Waffle,
1. (Cookery) A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.
Wafers piping hot out of the gleed. --Chaucer.
The curious work in pastry, the fine cakes, wafers,
and marchpanes. --Holland.
A woman's oaths are wafers -- break with making --B.
2. (Eccl.) A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly
unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with
the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the
Roman Catholic Church.
3. An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin,
isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, -- used in
sealing letters and other documents.
4. Any thin but rigid plate of solid material, esp. of
discoidal shape; -- a term used commonly to refer to the
thin slices of silicon used as starting material for the
manufacture of integrated circuits.
Wafer cake, a sweet, thin cake. --Shak.
Wafer irons, or Wafer tongs (Cookery), a pincher-shaped
contrivance, having flat plates, or blades, between which
wafers are baked.
Wafer woman, a woman who sold wafer cakes; also, one
employed in amorous intrigues. --Beau. & Fl.