Definitions of wadding

  1. any material used especially to protect something
  2. A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of which wads may be made.
  3. Soft material used for gun wads, stuffing, etc.; cotton prepared in sheets for padding.
  4. A wad, or the materials for wads: a soft stuff, also sheets of carded cotton for stuffing garments, etc.
  5. A wad; materials for wads; soft material, such as carded cotton, & c., for stuffing garments.
  6. Wads collectively; carded cotton in sheets used for padding.
  7. A wad; the materials for wads; a kind of soft stuff of loose texture, used for stufling garments.
  8. A bundle or quantity of anything; a wisp of straw; a bundle of clouts or tow used by gunners to keep the powder close by ramming it down.
  9. A material prepared for that purpose; sheets of carded cotton for stuffing and lining garments, & c.
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