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Wali vs. Wale

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Walinoun

A provincial governor in certain Islamic countries.

Walenoun

A ridge or low barrier.

Walinoun

(Islam) A saint or prophet.

Walenoun

A raised rib in knit goods or fabric, especially corduroy. (As opposed to course).

Wali

A wali (wali Arabic: وَلِيّ‎, walīy; plural أَوْلِيَاء, ʾawliyāʾ), the Arabic word which has been variously translated , , , , is most commonly used by Muslims to indicate an Islamic saint, otherwise referred to by the more literal .When the Arabic definite article (ال) is added, it refers to one of the names of God in Islam, Allah - al-Walī (الْوليّ), meaning . In the traditional Islamic understanding of saints, the saint is portrayed as someone "marked by [special] divine favor ...

‘master’; ‘authority’; ‘custodian’; ‘protector’; ‘friend of God’; ‘al’; ‘the Helper, Friend’;

Walenoun

The texture of a piece of fabric.

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Walenoun

(nautical) A horizontal ridge or ledge on the outside planking of a wooden ship. (See gunwale, chainwale)

Walenoun

A horizontal timber used for supporting or retaining earth.

Walenoun

A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.

Walenoun

A ridge on the outside of a horse collar.

Walenoun

A ridge or streak produced on skin by a cane or whip.

Walenoun

Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.

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Waleverb

To strike the skin in such a way as to produce a wale or welt.

Waleverb

To give a surface a texture of wales or welts.

Waleverb

To choose, select.

Walenoun

A streak or mark made on the skin by a rod or whip; a stripe; a wheal. See Wheal.

Walenoun

A ridge or streak rising above the surface, as of cloth; hence, the texture of cloth.

‘Thou 'rt rougher far,And of a coarser wale, fuller of pride.’;

Walenoun

A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.

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Walenoun

Certain sets or strakes of the outside planking of a vessel; as, the main wales, or the strakes of planking under the port sills of the gun deck; channel wales, or those along the spar deck, etc.

Waleverb

To mark with wales, or stripes.

Waleverb

To choose; to select; specifically (Mining), to pick out the refuse of (coal) by hand, in order to clean it.

Walenoun

a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

Walenoun

thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

Wale

A wale is one of the strakes of wooden planking that forms the outer skin of the hull of a ship, but substantially thicker than the other strakes. It provides extra stiffening and strength to the hull.

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