keld

noun
\ ˈkeld \
plural -s

Definition of keld

1 dialectal, England : spring, fountain
2 dialectal, England : the still part of a body of water

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History and Etymology for keld

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kelda spring, marshy place, probably from kaldr cold

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“Keld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keld. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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