af·​ter·​welt | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌwelt \

Definition of afterwelt

in women's stockings
: the narrow strip between the welt and the leg knitted of medium-weight yarn

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First Known Use of afterwelt

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterwelt

after- + welt entry 2

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“Afterwelt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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