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from weal (n.) well-being, Old English wela wealth, in late Old English also welfare, well-being, from West Germanic welon, from PIE root wel- to wish, will Related to well (adv.). + -some
From: Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Reports
Edited by W. S. Church, and John Langton, Vol. XXI. 1885
Capitulum XVI. Of a Marchaunt. P. xcix.