Origin of waif
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How to use waif in a sentence
Ann is an opera singer, fragile and captivating onstage, somewhere between waif and warrior.Annette Is Gorgeous to Look at But All the Wrong Kinds of Weird|Stephanie Zacharek|August 6, 2021|Time
Her scruffy waif look was as far as possible from the sophisticated luxury of her childhood.
A tiny quiver of the eyelids, and a tremor through the thin hands and Mysie—poor ruined broken waif of the world—was gone.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
I have heard a waif word in the country,” said I, a little nettled, “that you were a hard man to drive.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson