Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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WALD, n.1 Also uald (see Strae, n., 1. (21)). Dyer's rocket, Reseda luteola, which yields a yellow dye. Sc. 1743  R. Maxwell Select Trans. 368:
For every Pound of Yarn allow three fourths of a Pound good English Wald.

[O.Sc. wald, c.1425, Anglian *walde, variant of O.E. *wealde > Mod.Eng. weld, id. Cf. straw-wald s.v. Straw, n., 2. (9).]

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