l) KEY NOUN:
TRANSITIVE VERB: wat·tled
- A construction of poles intertwined with twigs, reeds, or branches, used for walls, fences, and roofs.
- Material used for such construction.
- A fleshy, wrinkled, often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat, characteristic of certain birds, such as chickens or turkeys, and some lizards.
- Botany Any of various Australian trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
- To construct from wattle.
- To weave into wattle.
Middle English wattel
, from Old English watel
, hurdleOTHER FORMS:wattled(Adjective)