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wad·ding

(wahd'ing),
1. Carded cotton or wool in sheets, used for surgical dressing.
2. Fibrous material used in packing a firearm shell, often found in gunshot wounds inflicted at close range.
A disc of material—formerly fibre and paper, now plastic and cardboard—used in guns—most commonly in shotguns—to seal gas behind a projectile or to separate powder from shot

wad·ding

(wahd'ing)
Carded cotton or wool in sheets, used for surgical dressing.
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Wadding used his influence to have Patrick and his March 17 feast day inserted into the church calendar.
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