a copse between Lavant and Goodwood (Sussex). Same as
weald. wold, wald, walt, “a wood.”
(Anglo-Saxon.) The final o is about equivalent to “the,”
as haelo, the whole, i.e.
health; maenego, the many -
i.e, multitude, etc.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894