Woolded
Woold Woold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Woolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Woolding}.] [D. woelen, bewoelen; akin to G. wuhlen, bewuhlen. [root]146.] (Naut.) To wind, or wrap; especially, to wind a rope round, as a mast or yard made of two or more pieces, at the place where it has been fished or scarfed, in order to strengthen it. [1913 Webster]

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  • woolded — wooldˈed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑woold …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woold — Woold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Woolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Woolding}.] [D. woelen, bewoelen; akin to G. wuhlen, bewuhlen. [root]146.] (Naut.) To wind, or wrap; especially, to wind a rope round, as a mast or yard made of two or more pieces, at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Woolding — Woold Woold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Woolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Woolding}.] [D. woelen, bewoelen; akin to G. wuhlen, bewuhlen. [root]146.] (Naut.) To wind, or wrap; especially, to wind a rope round, as a mast or yard made of two or more pieces, at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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