- something, as an amount that is lacking, desired, or needed.
Origin of wantage
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Examples from the Web for wantage
"Mr. Wantage has gone to the church—to the wedding," was the reply.The Right of Way, Complete
The newspapers of the following day had Wantage's speech in full.
Vane could not sufficiently hasten the end for which he had invited Wantage.
It was fortunate that the closing time for Wantage's theatre was now on.
He was intent upon the dish that O'Deigh and Wantage had prepared for his delectation.