vau and her handmaidens were off to tea on La Carabine, preliminary to a swimming party at Papa-seea.
These bear a great resemblance to the Syriac Heth and vau (a hook).
By using W for double vau (or 12) he cooks the number out of his own name.
When erected, the Estrangelo-Syriac vau is precisely the form of our 6.
At first these gay playful effusions were called the songs of vau de Vire, till they became known as vaudevilles.