welch

verb
\ˈwelch \

less common variant of

intransitive verb

1 informal, now sometimes offensive : to avoid payment used with on

2 informal, now sometimes offensive : to break one's word : renege

Welch

Definition of Welch (Entry 2 of 3)

less common variant of welsh

Welch

biographical name
\ˈwelch, ˈwelsh\

Definition of Welch (Entry 3 of 3)

William Henry 1850–1934 American pathologist

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