wold

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noun \ˈwōld\

Definition of wold

  1. 1 :  a usually upland area of open country

  2. 2 capitalized :  a hilly or rolling region —used in names of various English geographic areas <Yorkshire Wolds>

Origin and Etymology of wold

Middle English wald, wold, from Old English weald, wald forest; akin to Old High German wald forest, Old Norse vǫllr field


First Known Use: before 12th century


WOLD Defined for English Language Learners

wold

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noun \ˈwōld\

Definition of wold for English Language Learners

  • : an area of hilly land in the country


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