wold

1
[ wohld ]
/ woʊld /

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

1
before 900; Middle English; Old English w(e)ald forest; cognate with German Wald; akin to wild, Old Norse vǫllr plain

Definition for wold (2 of 3)

wold2
[ wohld ]
/ woʊld /

noun

Definition for wold (3 of 3)

wold3
[ wawld ]
/ wɔld /

verb Obsolete.

a 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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