wadmel
noun see wadmal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wadmel — Wadmol Wad mol, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m[=a]l a woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. {Wad} a small mass, and {Woodmeil}.] A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes. [Spelled also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wadmel — wad·mel …   English syllables

  • wadmel — noun see wadmal …   Useful english dictionary

  • wadmal — Wadmol Wad mol, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m[=a]l a woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. {Wad} a small mass, and {Woodmeil}.] A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes. [Spelled also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wadmeal — Wadmol Wad mol, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m[=a]l a woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. {Wad} a small mass, and {Woodmeil}.] A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes. [Spelled also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wadmol — Wad mol, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m[=a]l a woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. {Wad} a small mass, and {Woodmeil}.] A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes. [Spelled also {wadmal} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wadmoll — Wadmol Wad mol, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m[=a]l a woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. {Wad} a small mass, and {Woodmeil}.] A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes. [Spelled also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wadmal — or wadmol or wadmel noun Etymology: Middle English wadmale, from Old Norse vathmāl, literally, standard cloth, from vāth cloth, clothing + māl measure; akin to Latin metiri to measure more at weed, measure Date: 14th century a coarse rough woolen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wadmal — /wod meuhl/, n. a bulky woolen fabric woven of coarse yarn and heavily napped, formerly much used in England and Scandinavia for the manufacture of durable winter garments. Also, wadmaal, wadmel, wadmol, wadmoll. [1350 1400; ME < ON vathmal,… …   Universalium

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