Weald clay
Weald Weald, n. [AS. See {Wold}.] A wood or forest; a wooded land or region; also, an open country; -- often used in place names. [1913 Webster]

Fled all night long by glimmering waste and weald, And heard the spirits of the waste and weald Moan as she fled. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

{Weald clay} (Geol.), the uppermost member of the Wealden strata. See {Wealden}. [1913 Webster]


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