Canadian Terms Beginning with W

Washroom - The general term for what is normally named a "public toilet". Americans often call it a "Restroom".

Wheels - A term for a person's vehicle, usually a car.

Whitener - Powdered milk substitute that is put into coffee or tea. Called "non-dairy creamer" in the US.

Wicket - The desk at the bank where you conduct transactions with a bank teller.

Windrow - The snow left at the end of a driveway after a snowplow has cleared the road.

Winterpeg - A common nickname for Winnipeg, Manitoba. Derived from the fact that Winnipeg is historically one of the coldest cities in North America.

Write (a test) - To take a test. Strictly a Canadian term.