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wafture

[wahf-cher, waf-]
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noun
  1. the act of wafting.
  2. something wafted: waftures of incense.

Origin of wafture

First recorded in 1595–1605; waft + -ure
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Examples from the Web for wafture

Historical Examples

  • And anon he sniffed with his nostrils for a scent of violets, for a wafture from the grave, which came not.

    The Late Tenant

    Louis Tracy


British Dictionary definitions for wafture

wafture

noun archaic
  1. the act of wafting or waving
  2. anything that is wafted
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