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AcronymDefinition
WANDWomen's Action for New Directions
WANDWill Always Negates Defeat (Flaming Lips song)
WANDWorld Access Network Directory
WANDWireless ATM Network Demonstrator
WaNDWater Cycle Management for New Developments (UK)
WANDWide Area Network Distribution
WANDWaikato Applied Network Dynamics Group
WANDWeb-Assisted Notification of Devices
WANDWaste Acceptance for Nonradioactive Disposal
WANDWide Area Neutralization Devices
WANDWomen's Association for National Development (Sierra Leone)
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With her wand the Fairy broke the bands that held them, tenderly bound up their broken wings, and healed their wounds; while they lay in the warm light, and feebly hummed their thanks to their kind deliverer.
So Circe waved her wand again, and repeated a few magic words, at the sound of which the two and twenty hogs pricked up their pendulous ears.
By the time the red sunlight shone on the brass nails that formed the initials on the lid of the coffin, any lingering foreboding from the sound of the willow wand was merged in satisfaction that the work was done and the promise redeemed.
In addition to the distinction of a white frock, every woman and girl carried in her right hand a peeled willow wand, and in her left a bunch of white flowers.
Their faces were painted in stripes of white and yellow; down their backs hung snake-skins, and round their waists rattled circlets of human bones, while each held a small forked wand in her shrivelled hand.
Murea, the sister isle, comes into view in rocky splendour, rising from the desert sea mysteriously, like the unsubstantial fabric of a magic wand.
So saying, he arose, and going to a hazel thicket not far off, he cut a wand about twice the thickness of a man's thumb.
Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me and prefer her request, -- and she is a "Dorothy," by the way -- that when a thousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking for the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either little Dorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success of the stage production of "The Wizard of OZ" made new friends for the story, For the thousand letters reached their destination long since -- and many more followed them.
In the girdle she carried a long, jeweled knife, and in her hand a slender wand in lieu of a bludgeon.
Mercury presented himself, and striking the Philosopher with his wand, said, "And are you indeed to make yourself a judge of the dealings of Providence, who hast thyself in a similar manner treated these poor Ants?
Pace out the distances with a wand at every five score, and do you, Arnaud, stand at the fifth wand to carry back my bolts to me.
The Lady refuses, and with his magic wand Comus turns her to seeming stone.