Definitions for wafter
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to carry lightly and smoothly through the air or over water:
A breeze wafted the music across the lake.
to send or convey lightly:
wafting kisses across the footlights.
(v.i.)to float or be carried, esp. through the air.
(n.)a sound, odor, etc., faintly perceived.
a wafting motion, as a light current or gust:
a waft of air.
the act of wafting.
Origin of waft:
1535–45; back formation from late ME waughter armed escort vessel < D or LG wachter watchman
One who, or that which, wafts.
Thou wafter of the soul to bliss or bane uE000396301uE001 Beaumont and Flanders.
Origin: Alteration of waughter, from or wachter (a guard), from wachten (to guard)
one who, or that which, wafts
a boat for passage