noun \ˈhēld\

Definition of heald



chiefly British

  1. :  heddle

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Origin and Etymology of heald

Middle English helde, from Old English hefeld; akin to Middle Low German hevelte heddle, Old Norse hafald; derivatives from the root of Old English hebban to raise, lift — more at heave

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to cast off or become cast off

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