Part of speech: noun

A thin hardened disk of paste for sealing letters, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A small, flat disk as of unleavened bread.

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Usage examples "wafer":

  1. So she took a tiny scrap of dough, and rolled it out, and rolled it out, and baked it as thin as a wafer; but when it was done it looked so large that she could not bear to part with it; and she said: " My cakes are much too big to give away,"- and she put them on the shelf. - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.
  2. Mrs. Egg ate another chocolate wafer and resumed: This here's my business- and your papa's and Dammy's. - "O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921", Various.
  3. It was death even to refuse to kneel in the streets when the wafer was carried by. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.