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wold

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[ wohld ]
/ woʊld /
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noun
an elevated tract of open country.
Often wolds. an open, hilly district, especially in England, as in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire.
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Origin of wold

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First recorded before 900; Middle English wold(e), wald(e), weld(e) “forested land, woods, forest preserve,” Old English w(e)ald “high land covered with trees, forest”, cognate with Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German wald , German Wald “forest, woods”; akin to Old Norse vǫllr “field, plain, level ground”; see also weald, Weald

Other definitions for wold (2 of 3)

wold2
[ wohld ]
/ woʊld /

noun

Other definitions for wold (3 of 3)

wold3
[ wawld ]
/ wɔld /

verb Obsolete.
an obsolete past participle of will1.
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British Dictionary definitions for wold (1 of 2)

wold1
/ (wəʊld) /

noun
mainly literary a tract of open rolling country, esp upland

Word Origin for wold

Old English weald bush; related to Old Saxon wald, German Wald forest, Old Norse vollr ground; see wild

British Dictionary definitions for wold (2 of 2)

wold2
/ (wəʊld) /

noun
another name for weld 2
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