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fauld (plural faulds)

  1. (historical) A piece of armor worn below a breastplate to protect the waist and hips.
  2. The arch over the dam of a blast furnace; the tymp arch.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fauld in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)