water wave

noun
1.
a wave on the surface of a body of water.
2.
a wave combed or pressed into wet hair and then dried.

Origin:
1550–60

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water-wave

[waw-ter-weyv, wot-er-]
verb (used with object), water-waved, water-waving.
to set (hair) in a water wave.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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