wase

noun
\ˈwāz\
plural -s

Definition of wase 

1 chiefly dialectal : a wisp or bundle of hay or straw

2 chiefly dialectal : a pad (as of straw) to support a burden on the head

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History and Etymology for wase

Middle English; akin to Middle Low German wase bundle of sticks, pad to support a burden on the head, Middle Swedish vasi bundle of straw

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