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Vamp vs. Welt

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Vampnoun

The top part of a boot or shoe, above the sole and welt and in front of the ankle seam, that covers the instep and toes; the front part of an upper; the analogous part of a stocking.

Weltverb

To roll; revolve

Vampnoun

Something added to give an old thing a new appearance.

Weltverb

To cause to have welts, to beat.

Vampnoun

Something patched up, pieced together, improvised, or refurbished.

Weltverb

To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

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Vampnoun

(music) A repeated and often improvised accompaniment, usually consisting of one or two measures, often a single chord or simple chord progression, repeated as necessary, for example, to accommodate dialogue or to anticipate the entrance of a soloist.

Weltnoun

A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.

Vampnoun

(by extension) An activity or speech intended to fill or stall for time.

Weltnoun

(shoemaking) A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.

Vampnoun

A flirtatious, seductive woman, especially one who exploits men by using their sexual desire for her.

Weltnoun

A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.

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Vampnoun

(informal) A vampire.

Weltnoun

In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.

Vampnoun

A volunteer firefighter.

Weltnoun

In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.

Vampverb

(transitive) To patch, repair, or refurbish.

Weltnoun

In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.

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Vampverb

(transitive) Often as vamp up: to fabricate or put together (something) from existing material, or by adding new material to something existing.

Weltnoun

(heraldry) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

Vampverb

(transitive) To cobble together, to extemporize, to improvise.

Weltnoun

That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it

Vampverb

To perform a waiting]] for a soloist to be ready.

Weltnoun

A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

Vampverb

To attach a vamp (to footwear).

Weltnoun

A raised ridge on the surface of the skin, produced by a blow, as from a stick or whip; a wale; a weal; as, to raise welts on the back with a whip.

Vampverb

To travel by foot; to walk.

Weltnoun

A blow that produces a welt{3}.

Vampverb

(intransitive) To delay or stall for time, as for an audience.

‘Keep vamping! Something’s wrong with the mic!’; ‘She went out there to vamp since the speaker was late arriving.’;

Weltverb

To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.

Vampverb

(transitive) To seduce or exploit someone.

Weltverb

To wilt.

Vampverb

To advance; to travel.

Weltnoun

a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

Vampverb

To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; - often followed by up.

‘I had never much hopes of your vamped play.’;

Weltnoun

a raised or strengthened seam

Vampverb

To create with little skill; to concoct; to invent; - usually with up; as, he vamped up an implausible excuse.

Weltverb

beat severely with a whip or rod;

‘The teacher often flogged the students’; ‘The children were severely trounced’;

Vampverb

To seduce (a man) sexually for purpose of exploitation.

Weltverb

put a welt on;

‘welt the shoes’;

Vampnoun

The part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper.

Weltnoun

a leather rim sewn round the edge of a shoe upper to which the sole is attached.

Vampnoun

Any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t.

Weltnoun

a ribbed, reinforced, or decorative border of a garment or pocket.

Vampnoun

A usually improvized Jazz accompaniment, consisting of simple chords in sucession.

Weltnoun

a red, raised mark or scar; a weal.

Vampnoun

A woman who seduces men with her charm and wiles, in order to exploit them.

Weltnoun

a heavy blow

‘let me give it a welt with my hammer’;

Vampnoun

a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Weltverb

provide with a welt.

Vampnoun

an improvised musical accompaniment

Weltverb

strike (someone or something) hard and heavily

‘I could have welted him’;

Vampnoun

piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe

Weltverb

develop a raised scar or weal

‘his lip was beginning to thicken and welt from the blow’;

Vampverb

make up;

‘vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting’;

Vampverb

piece (something old) with a new part;

‘vamp up an old speech’;

Vampverb

act seductively with (someone)

Vampverb

provide (a shoe) with a new vamp;

‘revamp my old boots’;

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