Waded vs Wayed - What's the difference?
As a verb waded
As an adjective wayed is
(of a horse) used to the way; broken in.
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
(of a horse) Used to the way; broken in.
- A horse that is not well wayed — Selden.