Definition of wand noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//wɒnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//wɑːnd//
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  1. 1(also magic wand) a straight thin stick that is held by somebody when performing magic or magic tricks The fairy waved her wand and the table disappeared. You can’t expect me to just wave a (magic) wand and make everything all right again.
  2. 2any object in the shape of a straight thin stick a mascara wand
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old Norse vǫndr, probably of Germanic origin and related to wend and wind2.
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