teld

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English teld ‎(tent, pavilion, tabernacle), from Proto-Germanic *teldą ‎(tent), from Proto-Indo-European *delt- ‎(board). Cognate with Middle Dutch telde, telt ‎(tent), German Zelt ‎(tent), Swedish tält ‎(tent), Icelandic tjald ‎(tent). See also tilt.

Noun[edit]

teld ‎(plural telds)

  1. (obsolete) A tent.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English telden ‎(to set up a tent), from teld ‎(tent). See above.

Verb[edit]

teld ‎(third-person singular simple present telds, present participle telding, simple past and past participle telded)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To lodge in a tent.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To set up (a tent); pitch a tent; (in general) to set up.
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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *teldą. Akin to Old High German zelt.

Noun[edit]

teld ?

  1. a tent

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