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Webster 1913 Edition


Wallet

Wal′let

,
Noun.
[OE.
walet
, probably the same word as OE.
watel
a bag. See
Wattle
.]
1.
A bag or sack for carrying about the person, as a bag for carrying the necessaries for a journey; a knapsack; a beggar’s receptacle for charity; a peddler's pack.
[His hood] was trussed up in his
walet
.
Chaucer.
2.
A pocketbook for keeping money about the person.
3.
Anything protuberant and swagging.
Wallets of flesh.”
Shak.

Webster 1828 Edition


Wallet

WALLET

,
Noun.
1.
A bag for carrying the necessaries for a journey or march; a knapsack.
2.
Any thing protuberant and swagging; as wallets of flesh.

Definition 2021


wallet

wallet

English

A wallet.

Noun

wallet (plural wallets)

  1. A small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
    The thief stole all the money and credit cards out of the old man's wallet.
  2. (by extension, slang) A person's bank account or assets.
    It's unknown if the pro running back's recent sex scandal will hit him in the wallet or not.
  3. A thick case or folder with plastic sleeves in which compact discs may be stored.
    I won an auction online for a cheap CD wallet.
  4. (archaic) A bag or pouch.
    He brought with him a large wallet with some provisions for the road.
  5. (slang) A person's buttocks (the area of the body nearest where one keeps one's wallet)
    He fell down and landed on his wallet

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wallet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of wallen.