Wadest vs Wadset - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between wadest and wadset
is that wadest
is (archaic) (wade
) while wadset
is (obsolete|scotland) to mortgage land.
As a noun wadset is
(obsolete|scotland) the conveyance of land in pledge for a debt; a mortgage.
From (etyl) wadan'', from (etyl) "to go". Cognates include Latin ''vadere "go, walk; rush" (whence English invade, evade).
to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
* 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter VIII
- So eagerly the fiend / With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, / And swims, or sinks, or wades , or creeps, or flies.
to progress with difficulty
- After breakfast the men set out to hunt, while the women went to a large pool of warm water covered with a green scum and filled with billions of tadpoles. They waded in to where the water was about a foot deep and lay down in the mud. They remained there from one to two hours and then returned to the cliff.
- to wade through a dull book
- And wades through fumes, and gropes his way.
to walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading
- The king's admirable conduct has waded through all these difficulties.
To enter recklessly.
- wading swamps and rivers
- to wade into a fight or a debate
(obsolete, Scotland) The conveyance of land in pledge for a debt; a mortgage
(obsolete, Scotland) To mortgage land