Wolds


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Wolds

 (wōldz)
A range of chalk hills in northeast England along both banks of the Humber River.

Wolds

(wəʊldz)
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(Placename) the Wolds a range of chalk hills in NE England: consists of the Yorkshire Wolds to the north, separated from the Lincolnshire Wolds by the Humber estuary
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"Well, then, you must know," continued the young man, "this morning that famous student-shepherd called Chrysostom died, and it is rumoured that he died of love for that devil of a village girl the daughter of Guillermo the Rich, she that wanders about the wolds here in the dress of a shepherdess."
Crowds are scattering backward, and the sky is beginning to redden over the Yorkshire wolds.
Like a woof of jasper strands the corn unfolds, Field upon field beyond the quiet wolds; The late-blown rush flaunts in the dusk serene Her netted sash and slender skirt of green.
Then turning to Ulysses he said, "Stranger, will you work as a servant, if I send you to the wolds and see that you are well paid?
But it's no matter; he should not shut up my path if he were fifty baronets melted into one and living in a hundred Chesney Wolds, one within another, like the ivory balls in a Chinese carving.
Glegg, who felt that Susan was getting "like the rest," and there would soon be little of the true Dodson spirit surviving except in herself, and, it might be hoped, in those nephews who supported the Dodson name on the family land, far away in the Wolds.
BURTON ON THE WOLDS. P/19/1751/2 Applicant Mrs Christine Taylor.
John Abel, 69, of Loughborough Road, Walton on the Wolds, Loughborough, entered no plea to the allegation, which dates back to September 1.
It is said that one of the expensive cars came to rest "in branches" after it was launched during the "freak midnight accident" in Burton on the Wolds, Leicestershire.
But many more in our area are not, also none in the Yorkshire Wolds, Cotswolds, Warwickshire, Cheddar Gorge and many others.
The plane burst in to flames after crashing in to a field off Wolds Lane, just outside Wolvey, on Thursday afternoon.