Dafter vs Wafter - What's the difference?

dafter | wafter |


As nouns the difference between dafter and wafter

is that dafter is while wafter is (obsolete) armed convoy or escort ship or wafter can be one who, or that which, wafts.

As an adjective dafter

is (daft).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dafter

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (daft)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anagrams

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    wafter

    English

    Etymology 1

    Alteration of (etyl) waughter'', from (etyl) or (etyl) ''wachter'' (a guard), from ''wachten (to guard)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Armed convoy or escort ship
  • (obsolete) An agent of the Crown with responsibility for protecting specific maritime activities, such as shipping or fishing.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, wafts.
  • Thou wafter of the soul to bliss or bane — Beaumont and Fletcher.