wadding

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

wadding

noun

: a soft mass or sheet of material used to fill a space, protect something, etc.

Full Definition of WADDING

1
:  wads or material for making wads
2
:  a soft mass or sheet of short loose fibers used for stuffing or padding

Examples of WADDING

  1. <the last step is to fill the pillow with wadding and stitch it closed>

First Known Use of WADDING

1627

wad·ding

noun \ˈwäd-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WADDING

: a soft absorbent sheet of cotton, wool, or cellulose used especially in hospitals for surgical dressings

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