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Welt vs. Whelp

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Weltverb

To roll; revolve

Whelpnoun

A young offspring of a canid (ursid, felid, pinniped), especially of a dog or a wolf, the young of a bear or similar mammal (lion, tiger, seal); a pup, wolf cub.

Weltverb

To cause to have welts, to beat.

Whelpnoun

(derogatory) An insolent youth; a mere child.

Weltverb

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

Whelpnoun

(obsolete) A kind of ship.

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Weltnoun

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

Whelpnoun

One of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.

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.

Whelpnoun

A tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket and cog).

Weltnoun

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

Whelpverb

To give birth.

‘The bitch whelped.’; ‘The she-wolf whelped a large litter of cubs.’;

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Weltnoun

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

Whelpinterjection

alternative form of welp

Weltnoun

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

Whelpnoun

One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.

Whelpnoun

A child; a youth; - jocosely or in contempt.

‘That awkward whelp with his money bags would have made his entrance.’;

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Weltnoun

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

Whelpnoun

One of the longitudinal ribs or ridges on the barrel of a capstan or a windless; - usually in the plural; as, the whelps of a windlass.

Weltnoun

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

Whelpnoun

One of the teeth of a sprocket wheel.

Weltnoun

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

Whelpverb

To bring forth young; - said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey.

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.

Whelpverb

To bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to.

‘Unless she had whelped it herself, she could not have loved a thing better.’; ‘Did thy foul fancy whelp so black a scheme?’;

Weltnoun

A blow that produces a welt{3}.

Whelpnoun

young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf

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.

Whelpverb

birth;

‘the dog whelped’;

Weltverb

To wilt.

Weltnoun

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

Weltnoun

a raised or strengthened seam

Weltverb

beat severely with a whip or rod;

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

Weltverb

put a welt on;

‘welt the shoes’;

Weltnoun

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

Weltnoun

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

Weltnoun

a red, raised mark or scar; a weal.

Weltnoun

a heavy blow

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

Weltverb

provide with a welt.

Weltverb

strike (someone or something) hard and heavily

‘I could have welted him’;

Weltverb

develop a raised scar or weal

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

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