transitive verb \ˈwüld\

Definition of woold


  1. :  to wind or wrap a rope or chain round (as a mast or yard sprung or made of two or more pieces) at a fish or scarf for strengthening

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Origin and Etymology of woold

obsolete Dutch woelde, past participle (taken as verb) of woelen to woold, from Middle Dutch, to toss, twist, woold; akin to Old High German wuolen to stir up, rumple — more at weel

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