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Weld or Wold


The dyer’s-weed (resēda luteõla), which yields a beautiful yellow dye. (Anglo-Saxon, geld or gold, our yellow, etc.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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