plural of whelk
as in blisters
a small, inflamed swelling of the skin unsightly whelks covered the beggar's face

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“Whelks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whelks. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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