woolder

noun woold·er \-də(r)\

Definition of woolder

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a stick used (as in woolding) to tighten a rope at a knot

  2. 2 or woolder stick :  one of the handles of the ropemaking top formed by a wooden pin passing through it

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Origin and Etymology of woolder

alteration (influenced by woold) of earlier woller, probably from obsolete Dutch woelen to woold + English -er


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