verb (used with object)
Origin of wafer
Examples from the Web for wafer
Francis promptly picked up the phone and told her go ahead and take the wafer.The Great Divide Facing Pope Francis That Only Catholics Understand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wafer would often ride a bike or taxi to drinking establishments in his neighborhood rather than risk driving, the woman said.
According to a former girlfriend who asked not to be identified, Wafer was a heavy drinker during at least part of his life.
Wafer came from a large family and grew up in the Detroit area.
A 911 tape released indicated that Wafer called police after he shot McBride to report the incident, then hung up.
Fruit and nut salad, served in small cups on a bread and butter plate, with a wafer.Breakfasts and Teas|Paul Pierce
Have ready wafer paper cut round, on which lay pieces of the mixture rolled to fit the wafer.
Bacon must not be too lean nor too salt, and cut as thin as a wafer.A Little Housekeeping Book for a Little Girl|Caroline French Benton
Then in improvised procession, His Eminence restored the wafer to the tabernacle.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
It is known also as wafer ash, wahoo, and quinine tree; the last name being due to its bitter bark.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Word Origin for wafer
late 14c., from Anglo-French wafre, Old North French waufre "honeycomb, wafer," perhaps from Frankish (cf. Flemish wafer, altered from Middle Dutch wafel "honeycomb;" see waffle (n.)). Also found in Old French as gaufre, gofre "wafer, waffle." Eucharistic bread first so called 1550s.