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weald

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noun \ˈwēld\

Definition of weald

  1. 1 :  a heavily wooded area :  forest <the Weald of Kent>

  2. 2 :  a wild or uncultivated usually upland region



Origin of weald

the Weald, England, from Middle English weeld, from Old English weald forest — more at wold


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with weald


Weald

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geographical name \ˈwēld\

Definition of Weald

  1. region SE England in Kent, Surrey, & Sussex, between North Downs & S. Downs; once heavily forested




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