Words nearby wadding
How to use wadding in a sentence
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Fortunately, I had in my pocket a bit of waste paper, which I had used instead of wadding in loading my gun.
One of the cannoneers, who was strongly opposed to him, expressed the wish that he might be struck by some of the wadding.Thomas Jefferson|Edward S. Ellis et. al.
And though shot and bullets were forbidden fruit, yet something might be done with hard wadding.
Even wadding, however, was declared to be inadmissible as too dangerous, after wounds had been inflicted more than once.
British Dictionary definitions for wadding
- any fibrous or soft substance used as padding, stuffing, etc, esp sheets of carded cotton prepared for the purpose
- a piece of this