Wealh

OldEngl. for a Welshman; the plural wealas gives modern English 'Wales'. -
Cf. Welsh

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • wealh — m (wéales/wéalas) foreigner, stranger, slave; Briton, Welshman; shameless person …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • wealh — foreigner …   The Old English to English

  • foreigner — wealh …   English to the Old English

  • Walh — (au pluriel Walha) de *walhos[1] ou *walχaz[2] (en proto germanique) est un nom germanique désignant une personne parlant une langue celtique et par extension une langue latine ou romane. Considéré à tort comme signifiant étranger, il a une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Walha — Walh Walh (au pluriel Walha) de *walhos[1] ou *walχaz[2] (en proto germanique ) est un nom germanique désignant une personne parlant une langue celtique et par extension une langue latine ou romane. Considéré à tort comme signifiant étranger, il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Walbrook —    A stream of some size and importance which flowed through the centre of the City from north to south. In course of time it was filled up and eventually built over.    The City Records and Stow s Survey, together with the investigations made at …   Dictionary of London

  • Wales — (wālz) A principality of the United Kingdom west of England on the island of Great Britain. Incorporated with England since the Act of Union (1536), Wales has maintained its own distinct culture and a strong nationalist sentiment. Cardiff is the… …   Word Histories

  • Ash-leaved walnut — Walnut Wal nut, n. [OE. walnot, AS. wealh hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to D. walnoot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black walnut — Walnut Wal nut, n. [OE. walnot, AS. wealh hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to D. walnoot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butternuts — Walnut Wal nut, n. [OE. walnot, AS. wealh hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to D. walnoot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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