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Definition of "weald" [weald]

  • Chiefly British A woodland. (noun)
  • Chiefly British An area of open rolling upland. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "weald" in a sentence
  • "Alighting at the small wayside station, we drove for some miles through the remains of widespread woods, which were once part of that great forest which for so long held the Saxon invaders at bay -- the impenetrable "weald," for sixty years the bulwark of Britain."
  • "Bronca is generally regarded to be a Latin American phenomenon, yet France's debut novel suggests that the rolling weald of East Sussex harbours its fair share of bronca as well."
  • "Wenger protests that his player is innocent of the charges against him, though the fact that Fábregas chooses to wear a vest will lead many to conclude that he is attempting to conceal the boiling weald of the succubus from a vigilant public."
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