Waled vs Waned - What's the difference?

waled | waned |

As verbs the difference between waled and waned

is that waled is (wale) while waned is (wane).

As an adjective waned is

(woodworking) having wanes, ie rounded corners caused by lack of wood, often showing bark.




  • (wale)
  • Anagrams

    * ----



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) wale, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • A ridge or low barrier.
  • A raised rib in knit goods or fabric, especially corduroy. (As opposed to course)
  • The texture of a piece of fabric.
  • (nautical) A horizontal ridge or ledge on the outside planking of a wooden ship. (See gunwale, chainwale)
  • A horizontal timber used for supporting or retaining earth.
  • A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.
  • (Knight)
  • A ridge on the outside of a horse collar.
  • A ridge or streak produced on skin by a cane or whip.
  • (Holland)


  • To strike the skin in such a way as to produce a wale.
  • * 1832: Owen Felltham, Resolves, Divine, Moral, Political
  • Would suffer his lazy rider to bestride his patie: back, with his hands and whip to wale his flesh, and with his heels to dig into his hungry bowels?
  • * 2002: Hal Rothman, Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-First Century
  • When faced with an adulthood that offered few options, grinding poverty and marriage to a man who drank too much and came home to wale on his own family or...no beatings.
  • To give a surface a texture of wales.
  • See also

    * whale * weal * wheal

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . More at will.


    (en noun)
  • Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.
  • Verb

  • to choose, select.
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Fulniô==


  • References

    * 2009' (originally '''1968 ), Douglas Meland, Doris Meland, ''Fulniô (Yahthe) Syntax Structure: Preliminary Version , Associação Internacional de Linguística - SIL Brasil, page 19. ----




  • (wane)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (woodworking) Having wanes, i.e. rounded corners caused by lack of wood, often showing bark.
  • Anagrams