, n. 1. The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator.
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2. Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension.
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An age in which the church is in its wane.
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Though the year be on the wane.
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3. An inequality in a board. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
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4. (Forestry) The natural curvature of a log or of the edge of a board sawed from a log.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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