Waister Naval This word, comes from the fact that only the best hands in a sailing ship were employed aloft in the rigging: the others were employed in the waist of the ship. Thus the name "waister" came to be implied reproach on a man's efficiency or experience.
Wayhi Naval The customary Naval verbal appellation of the port of Wei-Hai-Wei in Northern China.
Wilayat Indian Country or native land. It also became corrupted by British soldiers in India to mean returning to Blighty for going home to Britain.