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noun wad·mal \ˈwäd-məl\

Definition of wadmal

  1. :  a coarse rough woolen fabric formerly used in the British Isles and Scandinavia for protective coverings and warm clothing

Variants of wadmal

or wadmolplay or wadmel \ˈwäd-məl\

Origin of wadmal

Middle English wadmale, from Old Norse vathmāl, literally, standard cloth, from vāth cloth, clothing + māl measure; akin to Latin metiri to measure — more at weed, measure

First Known Use: 14th century

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a division or portion of a pool or whole

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