woolding

noun
plural -s

Definition of woolding

: a rope or chain used in woolding

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History and Etymology for woolding

alteration (influenced by woold) of earlier wooling, from Middle English wolinge, woling, probably from Middle Dutch, action of binding, woolding, from woelen, wolen to twist, woold

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“Woolding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolding. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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