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waney

[wey-nee] /ˈweɪ ni/
adjective, wanier, waniest.
1.
wany (def 1).
2.
(of a timber) having a wane or wanes.
Origin of waney
1655-1665
1655-65; wane + -y1
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  • About one-third of the boards of a log have rough edges, and are called "waney."

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes

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