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Wadmol

Wad′mol

,
Noun.
[Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel.
va[GREEK]māl
a woollen stuff, Dan
vadmel
. Cf.
Wad
a small mass, and
Woodmeil
.]
A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by the poor, and for various other purposes.
[Spelled also
wadmal
,
wadmeal
,
wadmoll
,
wadmel
, etc.]
Beck (Draper’s Dict.). Sir W. Scott.

Definition 2021


wadmol

wadmol

English

Noun

wadmol (uncountable)

  1. A rough woolen fabric once used in Scandinavia and parts of northern Britain to make warm or protective clothing
    • 2004, C. J. Sansom, Dark Fire, Penguin Books 2006, p.30:
      Huddled in one corner was a fat old woman in a stained wadmol dress, fast asleep.