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war bonnet a ceremonial headdress worn by some Indians of the North American plains, consisting of a headband with a long trailing extension, both decorated with feathers.
war chest a fund of money set aside for a special purpose, such as a political campaign.
war cry a shout uttered by warriors in battle. [2 definitions]
-ward in (such) a spatial or temporal direction. [2 definitions]
ward in a hospital, a large room holding several patients, or a section for patients of a similar type, such as children or patients that require intensive care. [5 definitions]
war dance a tribal dance, esp. by some American Indians, performed before a battle, or after a victory.
warden a person who is responsible for or guards someone or something, such as persons, animals, facilities, or rules. [2 definitions]
warder a person who watches over or guards something such as an entranceway.
ward heeler a minor politician who solicits votes and performs other work for the ward organization of a political machine.
wardrobe a tall upright cabinet or closet, or a small room, where clothes are kept. [2 definitions]
wardroom the living quarters, dining room, and recreation area for commissioned officers on a warship. [2 definitions]
wardship the condition of being under the authority of a guardian. [2 definitions]
ware (usu. pl.) manufactured products or other articles of commerce, including salable skills, knowledge, or the like; goods. [2 definitions]
warehouse a building, or part of one, in which commercial products or private goods are stored. [2 definitions]
wares things offered for sale.
warfare the act or process of waging a war. [2 definitions]
warfarin a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and water-insoluble crystalline compound used to kill rodents and, in medicine, to prevent coagulation.
war game a simulated military engagement or action, involving either actual troops or computerized projections.
war hawk one who advocates war, esp. any member of the twelfth U.S. Congress who favored war; hawk.
warhead the front part of a bomb, guided missile, or other projectile, containing the explosive charge.
war-horse formerly, a horse used in battle. [3 definitions]