wait-a-bit

[weyt-uh-bit]
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noun

any of various plants bearing thorns or prickly appendages, as the grapple plant or the greenbrier.

Nearby words

  1. wait for the other shoe to drop,
  2. wait on,
  3. wait on hand and foot,
  4. wait out,
  5. wait up,
  6. wait-a-while,
  7. waitangi day,
  8. waitangi tribunal,
  9. waite,
  10. waite, morrison remick

Origin of wait-a-bit

1775–85; translation of Afrikaans wag-'n-bietjie < Dutch wacht een beetje

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wait-a-bit

noun

any of various plants having sharp hooked thorns or similar appendages, esp the greenbrier and the grapple plant
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