a benign skin tumor, esp. of the scalp, consisting of a cyst in which sebaceous matter has been retained
Origin of wenMiddle English wenne ; from Old English wenn, akin to wund, a wound
a rune in the Old English alphabet (Ƿ), used to represent the labiovelar semivowel: in Middle English orthography it was replaced by the letter w
Origin of wenMiddle English ; from Old English variant, variety of win, joy, bliss
A harmless cyst, especially on the scalp or face, containing the fatty secretion of a sebaceous gland.
Origin of wenMiddle English, from Old English; see wen-2 in Indo-European roots.
Variant of wynn.
- a runic letter later replaced by w
- An enormously congested city.