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  • He was a bad boy making a big messy-poo, and seeing things splash and make a stainy-wainy made him want to be punished, paddled, humiliated.

    JACKIE CHAN PROBABLY NOT MR. MIYAGI

  • "IT 'S so wainy, I can't go out, and evwybody is so cwoss they won't play with me," said Maud, when Polly found her fretting on the stairs, and paused to ask the cause of her wails.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • But, says I, Mister Mount shear; it is French, I vow; real merchantable, without wainy edge or shakes -- all clear stuff; it will pass survey in any market -- its ready stuck and seasoned.

    The Clockmaker — or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville

  • French, I vow; real merchantable, without wainy edge or shakes -- all clear stuff; it will pass survey in any market -- it's ready stuck and seasoned. '

    The Clockmaker

  • "Howsomever," said a third, "I hope it won't be long afore he has the wainy edge scored off of him, anyhow."

    The Clockmaker

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