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[ wahf-cher, waf- ]
/ ˈwɑf tʃər, ˈwæf- /


the act of wafting.
something wafted: waftures of incense.

Nearby words

wafflestompers, wafs, waft, waftage, wafter, wafture, wag, wage, wage determination, wage differential, wage earner

Origin of wafture

First recorded in 1595–1605; waft + -ure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wafture

  • 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


/ (ˈwɑːftʃə, ˈwɒf-) /

noun archaic

the act of wafting or waving
anything that is wafted
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