But soft: who wafts us yonder? --Shak.
2. To cause to move or go in a wavy manner, or by the impulse
of waves, as of water or air; to bear along on a buoyant
medium; as, a balloon was wafted over the channel.
A gentle wafting to immortal life. --Milton.
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul, And
waft a sigh from Indus to the pole. --Pope.
3. To cause to float; to keep from sinking; to buoy. [Obs.]
--Sir T. Browne.
Note: This verb is regular; but waft was formerly som?times
used, as by Shakespeare, instead of wafted.