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Meaning of WOLD

Pronunciation:  wold

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)
 

WOLD is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 See Also: country, rural area

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Wold\, n. [OE. wold, wald, AS. weald, wald, a wood,
    forest; akin to OFries. & OS. wald, D. woud, G. wald, Icel.
    v["o]llr, a field, and probably to Gr. ? a grove, Skr.
    v[=a]?a a garden, inclosure. Cf. {Weald}.]
    1. A wood; a forest.
    
    2. A plain, or low hill; a country without wood, whether
       hilly or not.
    
             And from his further bank [AE]tolia's wolds espied.
                                                   --Byron.
    
             The wind that beats the mountain, blows More softly
             round the open wold.                  --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Wold\, n.
    See {Weld}.
    
    
 

 

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