Origin of WATS
Origin of wat
Examples from the Web for wats
In the wealthier "wats" the decoration of doors and windows is often very beautiful.
Every single town and village of Siam is crowded with temples, or "wats," as they are locally called.
But until quite lately, these "wats" were never repaired; they were built and left to crumble.
Growing with this is often found another species—E. ursinum, Wats.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Finally, T. concludes with this very singular remark: "Wats' version is the more exact of the two!"
Word Origin for wat
Thai Buddhist temple, said to be from Sanskrit vata "enclosure, grove."