Wold Definition

wōld
noun
An open rolling upland area, as found in several regions of England.
American Heritage
An elevated, treeless tract of land; specif., a chain of treeless, rolling hills.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
Tennyson.
The wind that beats the mountain, blows / More softly round the open wold.
Wiktionary
verb
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Wold

Noun

Singular:
wold
Plural:
Wolds

Origin of Wold

  • From Middle English wald, wold, from Old English (Anglian) wald (cf. weald), from Proto-Germanic *walþuz, from Proto-Indo-European *wel(É™)-t- (cf. Welsh gwallt "˜hair', Lithuanian váltis "˜oat awn', Serbo-Croatian vlât "˜ear (of wheat)', Ancient Greek λάσιος (lásios) "˜hairy'). See also the related term weald.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old English weald forest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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