Definitions for woldwoʊld

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an elevated tract of open country.

  2. Often, wolds. (usu. cap.) an open, hilly district, esp. in England, as in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire.

Origin of wold:

bef. 900; ME; OE w(e)ald forest, c. OFris, OS, OHG wald forest, ON vǫllr untilled field; perh. akin to wild

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wold(noun)

    a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)


  1. wold(Noun)

    An unforested or deforested plain, a grassland, a moor.

  2. wold(Noun)

    A wood or forest, especially a wooded upland

  3. Origin: From wald, wold, from (Anglian) wald, from walþuz, from u̯el(ə)-t- (cf. gwallt ‘hair’, váltis ‘oat awn’, vlat ‘ear (of wheat)’, λάσιος ‘hairy’).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wold(noun)

    a wood; a forest

  2. Wold(noun)

    a plain, or low hill; a country without wood, whether hilly or not

  3. Wold(noun)

    see Weld


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