- A wood; a forest.
- A plain, or low hill; a country without wood, whether hilly or not."And from his further bank Ætolia's wolds espied." [Byron.]"The wind that beats the mountain, blows More softly round the open wold." [Tennyson.]
Etymology: OE. wold wald, AS. weald wald, a wood, forest; akin to OFries. & OS. wald, D. woud, G. wald, Icel. völlr, a field, and probably to Gr. � a grove, Skr. vā�a a garden, inclosure. Cf. Weald