Definition of Welt

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

Exact synonyms: Wale, Weal, Wheal
Generic synonyms: Harm, Hurt, Injury, Trauma

2. Verb. Beat severely with a whip or rod. "They want to welt the prisoners "; "The children were severely trounced"
Exact synonyms: Flog, Lash, Lather, Slash, Strap, Trounce, Whip
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Up, Work Over
Specialized synonyms: Flagellate, Scourge, Leather, Horsewhip, Switch, Cowhide, Cat, Birch
Derivative terms: Flogging, Lash, Lash, Strap, Trouncing, Whip, Whip, Whipper, Whipping

3. Noun. A raised or strengthened seam.
Generic synonyms: Seam

4. Verb. Put a welt on. "Welt the shoes"
Generic synonyms: Add

Definition of Welt

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

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

3. v. t. To wilt.

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

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

6. v. t. To wilt.

Definition of Welt

1. Noun. A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal. ¹

2. Noun. (context: 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. ¹

3. Noun. A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it. ¹

4. Verb. To cause to have welts, to beat. ¹

5. Verb. To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Welt

1. to mark with welts (ridges or lumps raised on the skin) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Welt

1. 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as; A small cord covered with cloth and sewed on a seam or border to strengthen it; an edge of cloth folded on itself, usually over a cord, and sewed down. A hem, border, or fringe. In shoemaking, a narrow strip of leather around a shoe, between the upper leather and sole. In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint. In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it. In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed. 2. A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends. Welt joint, a joint, as of plates, made with a welt, instead of by overlapping the edges. See Weld, 1 . Origin: OE. Welte, probably fr. W. Gwald a hem, a welt, gwaldu to welt or to hem. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Welt

wellwishers
welly
welly whanging
weloganite
welp
wels
wels catfish
welshed
welsher
welshers
welshes
welshing
welshman
welsome
welt (current term)
weltanschauung
weltanschauungen
weltanschauungs
weltansicht
weltansichts
welted
welted thistle
welter-weight
welter-weights
weltered
weltering
welters
welterweight

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