wadmal

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • wadmaal
  • wadmeal
  • wadmel
  • wadmol
  • wadmoll

EtymologyEdit

Scandinavian; compare Icelandic for a woollen stuff, Danish vadmel, Old Norse vaðmál cloth measure. 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.
Last modified on 30 November 2013, at 22:01