t d weld

Weld

[weld]
noun
Theodore Dwight, 1803–95, U.S. abolitionist leader.
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weld1 (wɛld)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to unite (pieces of metal or plastic) together, as by softening with heat and hammering or by fusion
2.  to bring or admit of being brought into close association or union
 
n
3.  a joint formed by welding
 
[C16: variant probably based on past participle of well² in obsolete sense to boil, heat]
 
'weldable1
 
adj
 
welda'bility1
 
n
 
'welder1
 
n
 
'weldor1
 
n
 
'weldless1
 
adj

weld, wold or woald2 (wɛld, wəʊld)
 
n
1.  a yellow dye obtained from the plant dyer's rocket
2.  another name for dyer's rocket
 
[C14: from Low German; compare Middle Low German walde, waude, Dutch wouw]
 
wold, wold or woald2
 
n
 
[C14: from Low German; compare Middle Low German walde, waude, Dutch wouw]
 
woald, wold or woald2
 
n
 
[C14: from Low German; compare Middle Low German walde, waude, Dutch wouw]

Weld (wɛld)
 
n
Sir Frederick Aloysius. 1823--91, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1864--65)

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weld
1599, alteration of well (v.) "to boil, rise;" influenced by pp. form welled. The noun meaning "the joint formed by welding" is recorded from 1831.

weld
plant (Resedo luteola) producing yellow dye, late 14c., from O.E. *wealde, perhaps a variant of O.E. wald "forest" (cf. M.L.G. walde, M.Du. woude). Sp. gualda, Fr. gaude are Gmc. loan-words.
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