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Meaning of WOLD

Pronunciation:  wold

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)

WOLD is a 4 letter word that starts with W.


 See Also: country, rural area



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wold\, n. [OE. wold, wald, AS. weald, wald, a wood,
    forest; akin to OFries. & OS. wald, D. woud, G. wald, Icel.
    v["o]llr, a field, and probably to Gr. ? a grove, Skr.
    v[=a]?a a garden, inclosure. Cf. {Weald}.]
    1. A wood; a forest.
    2. A plain, or low hill; a country without wood, whether
       hilly or not.
             And from his further bank [AE]tolia's wolds espied.
             The wind that beats the mountain, blows More softly
             round the open wold.                  --Tennyson.
  2. \Wold\, n.
    See {Weld}.