What does the word wad mean?

Usage examples for wad

  1. Lord, what a wad o' them!" – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. He had but seated himself when a woman came to the door of the cottage, looked at him for a moment, and probably thinking him, from his bare feet, poorer than he was, said- " Wad ye like a drink?" – Donal Grant by George MacDonald