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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Waspish-headed (Shak.) passionate
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wæsp, wæps; Ger. wespe, L. vespa.


In literature:

The bullet went close over the top of Woof's head and sang waspishly across the clearing.
"Hoof and Claw" by Charles G. D. Roberts