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welt

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noun \ˈwelt\

Definition of welt

  1. 1 :  a strip between a shoe sole and upper through which they are stitched or stapled together

  2. 2 :  a doubled edge, strip, insert, or seam (as on a garment) for ornament or reinforcement

  3. 3 a :  a ridge or lump raised on the body (as by a blow or allergic reaction) b :  a heavy blow

Examples of welt in a sentence

  1. <I'll hand ye a few welts with me stick and then we'll see how ye feel!>

Origin and Etymology of welt

Middle English welte


First Known Use: 15th century


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welt

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Definition of welt

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to furnish with a welt

  3. 2 a :  to raise a welt on the body of b :  to hit hard

15th Century

First Known Use of welt

15th century


WELT Defined for English Language Learners

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welt

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noun \ˈwelt\

Definition of welt for English Language Learners

  • : a usually large bump or red area that appears on your skin because of injury or illness


WELT Defined for Kids

welt

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noun \ˈwelt\

Definition of welt for Students

  1. :  a ridge raised on the skin (as by a blow)


Medical Dictionary

welt

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noun \ˈwelt\

Medical Definition of welt

  1. :  a ridge or lump raised on the body (as by a blow or an allergic reaction)


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