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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.