Woolder Woold"er, n. 1. (Naut.) A stick used to tighten the rope in woolding. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rope Making) One of the handles of the top, formed by a wooden pin passing through it. See 1st {Top}, 2. [1913 Webster]

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  • woolder — də(r) noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by woold) of earlier woller, probably from obsolete Dutch woelen to woold + English er 1. : a stick used (as in woolding) to tighten a rope at a knot …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolder — woold·er …   English syllables

  • woolder stick — noun see woolder 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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