What does the word wafer mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by John Lothrop Motley