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Wapping Great

means astonishingly great. (Anglo-Saxon, wafian, to be astonished; wafung, amazement.) A “wapper” is a great falsehood.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Wan means thin
Wand
Wandering Jew
Wandering Willie or Willie Steenson
Wandering Wood
Wans Dyke
Want or Went
Wants
Wantley
Wapentake
Wapping Great
War of the Meal-sacks
War of the Roses
Ward
Ward (Artemus)
Ward Money, Ward-penny, or Wardage
Warden-pie
Ware
Warlock
Warm Reception (A)
Warm as a Bat