Wodegeld Wode"geld`, n. [See {Wood}, and {Geld}.] (O. Eng. Law) A geld, or payment, for wood. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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  • woodgeld — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English wodegeld, from wode wood + geld tax, from Old English gield, geld more at geld : money paid in feudal times for the privilege of gathering or cutting wood in a forest; also : immunity from this payment… …   Useful english dictionary

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