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wadmal

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EtymologyEdit

Old Norse váðmál (woolen stuff), from váð (cloth) + mál (measure). Cognate to Danish vadmel, Icelandic. Compare wad (a small mass) and woodmeil.

NounEdit

wadmal (plural wadmals)

  1. Thick coarse heavily napped wool mostly used in winter clothing for the poor.