Weald (?), n. [AS. See Wold.]

A wood or forest; a wooded land or region; also, an open country; -- often used in place names.

Fled all night long by glimmering waste and weald, And heard the spirits of the waste and weald Moan as she fled. Tennyson.

Weald clay Geol., the uppermost member of the Wealden strata. See Wealden.

 

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