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Meaning of WEALD

Pronunciation:  weeld

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Brit) an area of open or forested country
 

WEALD is a 5 letter word that starts with W.

 

 See Also: country, rural area

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Weald\, n. [AS. See {Wold}.]
A wood or forest; a wooded land or region; also, an open
country; -- often used in place names.

      Fled all night long by glimmering waste and weald, And
      heard the spirits of the waste and weald Moan as she
      fled.                                    --Tennyson.

{Weald clay} (Geol.), the uppermost member of the Wealden
   strata. See {Wealden}.

 

 

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