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Waal

[vahl] /vɑl/
noun
1.
a river in the central Netherlands, flowing W to the Meuse River: the center branch of the lower Rhine. 52 miles (84 km) long.
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  • Waal, how many sheaves did they put in the shock, your way about?

    The Bail Jumper Robert J. C. Stead
  • Waal, I guess you're of no use to me, but I could do a deal with that Tom—what d'ye call him?

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • Waal, I do s'pose it's this same Littlepage, and a desp'rate rogue all agree in callin' him.

    The Chainbearer J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Waal, it did give me something of a jump, an' that I won't deny.

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise Burt L. Standish
  • Waal, about this schooner of yours, is she a pretty sea-boat?

    The Pirate Island Harry Collingwood
  • Na, na, it's no the Waal that's to blame for the poaching and delinquencies on the game.

    St. Ronan's Well Sir Walter Scott
  • "Waal, Jeems, as a weather prophet you can't be beat," said the Skipper.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
  • His name is Touchwood,” said his informer; “ye may see him at the Waal every morning.

    St. Ronan's Well Sir Walter Scott
  • "Waal," replied Jalap Coombs, greatly mollified by Phil's attitude.

  • "Waal, I'm goin' now," said George Birt, with gratifying alacrity.

    The Young Mountaineers Charles Egbert Craddock
British Dictionary definitions for Waal

Waal

/Dutch waːl/
noun
1.
a river in the central Netherlands: the S branch of the Lower Rhine. Length: 84 km (52 miles)
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