waney

[wey-nee]
adjective, wanier, waniest.
1.
wany ( def 1 ).
2.
(of a timber) having a wane or wanes.

Origin:
1655–65; wane + -y1

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wane (weɪn)
 
vb
1.  Compare wax (of the moon) to show a gradually decreasing portion of illuminated surface, between full moon and new moon
2.  to decrease gradually in size, strength, power, etc
3.  to draw to a close
 
n
4.  a decrease, as in size, strength, power, etc
5.  the period during which the moon wanes
6.  the act or an instance of drawing to a close
7.  a rounded surface or defective edge of a plank, where the bark was
8.  on the wane in a state of decline
 
[Old English wanian (vb); related to wan-, prefix indicating privation, wana defect, Old Norse vana]
 
'waney
 
adj
 
'wany
 
adj

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Example sentences
At this point the piece is described as rough sawn and waney edged.
Places of obvious repair show that care has been taken to match materials, such as in-kind replacement of waney-edged siding.
It is a large rectangular structure with waney-edge siding and gabled roof.
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