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 place where it has been fished or scarfed, in order to strengthen it. [1913 Webster]

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  • Woolding — Woold ing, n. (Naut.) (a) The act of winding or wrapping anything with a rope, as a mast. (b) A rope used for binding masts and spars. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woolding — noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by woold) of earlier wooling, from Middle English wolinge, woling, probably from Middle Dutch, action of binding, woolding, from woelen, wolen to twist, woold : a rope or chain used in woolding …   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

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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