Curious that “wold” passes muster with the spell checker.
wold 1. an elevated tract of open country. 2. Often, wolds. an open, hilly district, especially in England, as in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire.
Probably not one in a million people in this country have ever heard it used or used it in a sentence.
Why shouldn’t it? It’s an English word.
Not curious. “Wold” is itself a perfectly good, though old, word meaning high-ground forest. Probably came from the Saxon “Wald”, for forest.
Wold may refer to :
Wold is an Old English term for a forest or an area of woodland on high ground, it is cognate with the Dutch word woud and with the German word Wald, both meaning forest. It became Weald in West Saxon and Kentish.
The Wolds, a term used in England to describe a range of hills consisting of open country overlying limestone or chalk (see Wood, Wald)
The former name of the village of Old, Northamptonshire, England