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Wax \Wax\ (w[a^]ks), v. i. [imp. {Waxed}; p. p. {Waxed}, and
Obs. or Poetic {Waxen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waxing}.] [AS.
weaxan; akin to OFries. waxa, D. wassen, OS. & OHG. wahsan,
G. wachsen, Icel. vaxa, Sw. v[aum]xa, Dan. voxe, Goth.
wahsjan, Gr. ? to increase, Skr. waksh, uksh, to grow.
[root]135. Cf. {Waist}.]
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1. To increase in size; to grow bigger; to become larger or
fuller; -- opposed to wane.
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The waxing and the waning of the moon. --Hakewill.
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Truth's treasures . . . never shall wax ne wane.
--P. Plowman.
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2. To pass from one state to another; to become; to grow; as,
to wax strong; to wax warmer or colder; to wax feeble; to
wax old; to wax worse and worse.
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Your clothes are not waxen old upon you. --Deut.
xxix. 5.
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Where young Adonis oft reposes,
Waxing well of his deep wound. --Milton.
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{Waxing kernels} (Med.), small tumors formed by the
enlargement of the lymphatic glands, especially in the
groins of children; -- popularly so called, because
supposed to be caused by growth of the body. --Dunglison.
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Waxen \Wax"en\, a.
1. Made of wax. "The female bee, that . . . builds her waxen
cells." --Milton.
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2. Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet.
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3. Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding.
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Men have marble, women waxen, minds. --Shak.
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{Waxen chatterer} (Zool.), the Bohemian chatterer.
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adj 1: made of or covered with wax; "waxen candles"; "careful,
the floor is waxy" [synonym: {waxen}, {waxy}]
2: having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same
awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his
waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy
paleness" [synonym: {waxen}, {waxlike}, {waxy}]

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