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

  Wax \Wax\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waxed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To smear or rub with wax; to treat with wax; as, to wax a
     thread or a table.
     [1913 Webster]
     Waxed cloth, cloth covered with a coating of wax, used as a
        cover, of tables and for other purposes; -- called also
        wax cloth.
     Waxed end, a thread pointed with a bristle and covered with
        shoemaker's wax, used in sewing leather, as for boots,
        shoes, and the like; -- called also wax end. --Brockett.
        [1913 Webster]

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