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1. Rare a band of musicians who go around the streets, esp at Christmas, singing and playing carols
2. an interlude or interval between two acts or scenes in a play, etc.

What does it mean when you dream about waiting?

Waiting can be a straightforward representation of some situation we are waiting for in our waking life. It also might be an allusion to an idiom, such as “waiting in the wings,” “wait and see,” or “waiting for the other shoe to drop.”

wait

[wāt]
(control systems)
Cessation of motion of a robot manipulator, under computer control, until further notice.
References in classic literature ?
Of course, my first act was to run into the waiting-room.
Luncheon was ready for Sir Jervis Redwood's confidential emissary in the waiting-room.
The first three remained constantly in a small waiting-room, ready to obey the summons of a small golden bell, or to receive the orders of the Romaic slave, who knew just enough French to be able to transmit her mistress's wishes to the three other waiting-women; the latter had received most peremptory instructions from Monte Cristo to treat Haidee with all the deference they would observe to a queen.
She proposed that he should meet her in the second-class waiting-room at Victoria Station.
Considering the crowded state of the waiting-room and the number of highly important people who were there for the same purpose, Surgeon-Major Thomson seemed to have remarkably little difficulty in procuring the interview he desired.
She took the elevator, which carried her to an upper floor into the region of the ladies' waiting-rooms.