"We wanted to take a picture," a drenched wand Yu-Hon explained, as if it were the most natural thing in the world.
Tinkerbell appeared with a wand and fluttered about as the film began to role.
After growing up on screen, Daniel Radcliffe hangs up his Harry Potter wand this weekend.
The Magician faces the viewer, his right hand raised above his head and pointing a wand at Heaven.
Without such prodding, the machine's wand simply doesn't have enough torque to move ice cream so formidable.
When she reached her little hut, she at once asked the wand for food.
I looked at the impassive face of the spokesman with the wand.
To these remarks she made no reply, but seizing a wand, which lay by her side, began to stir the contents of the pan.
Or the Master of the wand may burn incense before the wand in the cabin.
Then the blue flame at the tip of her wand went out, and so did she—flick!
c.1200, from Old Norse vondr "rod, switch," (cf. Gothic wandus "rod," Middle Swedish vander), from Proto-Germanic *wend- "to turn," see wind (v.)). The notion is of a bending, flexible stick. Cf. cognate Old Norse veggr, Old English wag "wall," Old Saxon, Dutch wand, Old High German want, German Wand "wall," originally "wickerwork for making walls," or "wall made of wattle-work" (an insight into early Germanic domestic architecture). Magic wand is attested from c.1400 and shows the etymological sense of "suppleness" already had been lost.