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 for wadding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wad \Wad\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waded; p. pr. & vb. n.
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     1. To form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad
        tow or cotton.
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     2. To insert or crowd a wad into; as, to wad a gun; also, to
        stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like
        cotton; as, to wad a cloak.
        [1913 Webster] Wad

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wadding \Wad"ding\, n. [See Wad a little mass.]
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     1. A wad, or the materials for wads; any pliable substance of
        which wads may be made.
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     2. Any soft stuff of loose texture, used for stuffing or
        padding garments; esp., sheets of carded cotton prepared
        for the purpose.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any material used especially to protect something [syn:
           packing material, packing, wadding]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "wadding":
     bush, bushing, doubling, doublure, facing, filler, filling, gasket,
     gland, inlay, inlayer, insole, interlineation, liner, lining,
     packing, padding, stopping, stuffing, tampon, wainscot

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