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wall

[ wawl ]
/ wɔl /
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noun
adjective
verb (used with object)
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Origin of wall

before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English w(e)all<Latin vallum palisade, derivative of vallus stake, post; see wale1; (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM wall

wall-less, adjectivewall-like, adjectiveun·wall, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for wall

wall
/ (wɔːl) /

noun
verb (tr)

Derived forms of wall

walled, adjectivewall-less, adjectivewall-like, adjective

Word Origin for wall

Old English weall, from Latin vallum palisade, from vallus stake
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Medical definitions for wall

wall
[ wôl ]

n.
An investing part enclosing a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.
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