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Found 2 items, similar to waxen.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: waxen waxen adj 1: made of or covered with wax; “waxen candles”; “careful, the floor is waxy” [syn: waxy] 2: having the paleness of wax; “the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor”- Bram Stoker; “the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him”; “a thin face with a waxy paleness” [syn: waxlike, waxy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Waxen Wax \Wax\ (w[a^]ks), v. i. [imp. Waxed; p. p. Waxed, and Obs. or Poetic Waxen; p. pr. & vb. n. Waxing.] [AS. weaxan; akin to OFries. waxa, D. wassen, OS. & OHG. wahsan, G. wachsen, Icel. vaxa, Sw. v["a]xa, Dan. voxe, Goth. wahsjan, Gr. ? to increase, Skr. waksh, uksh, to grow. [root]135. Cf. Waist.] [1913 Webster] 1. To increase in size; to grow bigger; to become larger or fuller; -- opposed to wane. [1913 Webster] The waxing and the waning of the moon. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster] Truth's treasures . . . never shall wax ne wane. --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. To pass from one state to another; to become; to grow; as, to wax strong; to wax warmer or colder; to wax feeble; to wax old; to wax worse and worse. [1913 Webster] Your clothes are not waxen old upon you. --Deut. xxix. 5. [1913 Webster] Where young Adonis oft reposes, Waxing well of his deep wound. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Waxing kernels (Med.), small tumors formed by the enlargement of the lymphatic glands, especially in the groins of children; -- popularly so called, because supposed to be caused by growth of the body. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster] Waxen \Wax"en\, a. 1. Made of wax. “The female bee, that . . . builds her waxen cells.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet. [1913 Webster] 3. Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding. [1913 Webster] Men have marble, women waxen, minds. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Waxen chatterer (Zo["o]l.), the Bohemian chatterer. [1913 Webster]

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