Welt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |welt|  American pronunciation of the word welt
Brit.  |welt|  British pronunciation of the word welt

noun

- a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions (syn: wale, weal, wheal)
- a raised or strengthened seam

verb

- beat severely with a whip or rod (syn: flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, whip)
- put a welt on

Examples

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

the whip raised a red welt

Word forms

noun
singular: welt
plural: welts
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