welt

Definitions

  • Taking out the welt with a knife
    Taking out the welt with a knife
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v welt put a welt on "welt the shoes"
    • v welt beat severely with a whip or rod "The teacher often flogged the students","The children were severely trounced"
    • n welt a raised or strengthened seam
    • n welt a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • welt A blow that produces a welt{3}.
    • welt A hem, border, or fringe.
    • welt (Her) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
    • welt 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.
    • welt 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.
    • welt In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
    • welt In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.
    • welt In shoemaking, a narrow strip of leather around a shoe, between the upper leather and sole.
    • welt In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
    • welt That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it
    • v. t Welt To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.
    • v. t Welt To wilt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • welt To roll; revolve.
    • n welt An applied hem, selvage, bordering, or fringe; especially, a strengthening or ornamenting strip of material fastened along an edge, or over or between two joined edges, often forming a rounded ridge by the insertion of a cord or the doubling outward of the material.
    • n welt Specifically— In a heraldic achievement, a narrow border to an ordinary or charge.
    • n welt A strip of material sewed round or along an open edge, as of a glove.
    • n welt A strip of leather in a boot or shoe sewed round the edge of the conjoined upper leather and inner sole, preparatory to the attachment of the bottom or outer sole. See cut under boot.
    • n welt In carpentry, a strip forming an additional thickness laid over a flush seam or joint, or placed in an angle, to strengthen it, as in a carvel-built vessel.
    • n welt In sheet-iron work, a strip riveted to two contiguous plates forming a butt-joint.
    • n welt In knitting:
    • n welt One of the ribs at an end of the work, intended to prevent it from rolling up, as around the opening or top of a sock.
    • n welt A separate flap, as a heel-piece, on any piece of work made in a knitting-machine. It is made independently of the work, and afterward knitted on.
    • n welt Hence A low superficial ridge or linear swelling, as on the skin; a weal or wale: as, to raise welts on a person or an animal by blows with a whip. See welt, v. t, 2.
    • welt To fix a welt or welts to or in; furnish or ornament with any thing called a welt: as, to welt shoes.
    • welt To beat severely with a whip or stick, where by welts may be raised. See welt, n., 2.
    • welt To wilt; wither; become soft or flabby, as from decay; become ropy or stringy, as some liquors.
    • welt Preterit of walt.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Welt welt a kind of hem or edging round a shoe:
    • v.t Welt to furnish with a welt: to flog severely
    • v.i Welt welt (prov.) to decay: to become stringy.
    • n Welt welt (coll.) a weal
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. welte, probably fr. W. gwald, a hem, a welt, gwaldu, to welt or to hem
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
W. gwald, a hem.

Usage

In literature:

Waldo Kean stood an instant with clenched hands and crimson face, a straight welt standing out white and angry across his cheek.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
The others, their faces marked with welts from blows, gazed and sniffed disparagingly.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
The railroad grade swelled up like a great welt across the land, seemingly in a day.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Long welts that were beginning to drip red crossed and recrossed his back.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
Now comes the welting.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
Across one cheek showed the red welt of an old sabre wound.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
It isn't necessary fer you to be a skunk in order to give yourself a welting.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
Here is 'Die Kinder der Welt;' it will suit our case exactly, for it is what we are ourselves.
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
There was a huge crimson welt across his face, and blood dripped slowly from the tips of his fingers.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
There was a red welt on her neck, purple-marked on its ridge where the rawhide had almost cut her tender skin.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
Allah braucht nicht mehr zu schaffen, Wir erschaffen seine Welt!
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
An angry welt raised.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
I'm glad he hit me that welt.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
The red welt across his face gave it a sinister appearance.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
There's a welt back there on my head, but it don't amount to anything.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Was machst du an der Welt?
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
Across his face was a red welt, the shape of a woman's hand.
"The Minus Woman" by Russell Robert Winterbotham
Garin picked up her cloak and drew it across his shoulder to hide his welts.
"The People of the Crater" by Andrew North
If she likes to boast as she ha' welted me she ha' a roight to do so, but doan't you say nowt.
"Facing Death" by G. A. Henty
His naked back and shoulders speedily were ribboned by bloody welts.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
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In poetry:

So weit sich laesst die Welt durchwandern,
Klagt ein verlarvter Schelm dem andern
Die selbstverschuldte Seltenheit
Der nie geuebten Redlichkeit.
"Die Redlichkeit" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ich fragte meine Schoene:
Wie soll mein Lied dich nennen?
Soll dich als Dorimene,
Als Galathee, als Chloris,
Als Lesbia, als Doris,
Die Welt der Enkel kennen?
"Die Namen" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
So, wie den Kenner der Natur
Auch Quarz und Eisenstein vergnuegen,
Nicht Gold- und Silberstufen nur
In Faechern, voller Luecken, liegen:
So hat das Uebel Gott erlesen
Der Welt zur Fuellung, nicht zum Wesen.
"Die Lehrende Astronomie" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ists wahr, was ihn der Weise lehret,
Und finden, was zur Welt gehoeret,
Daselbst auch Wein und Maedchen statt:
So lasset, Brueder, Traenen fliessen,
Dass dort zu trinken und zu kuessen,
Der Himmel keine Bruecken hat.
"Alexander" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
O selge Zeit der stillen Nacht,
Wo Neid und Bosheit schlafend liegen,
Und nur ein frommes Auge wacht,
Und sucht am Himmel sein Vergnuegen!
Gott sieht die Welt in diesen Stunden,
Und spricht, ich hab sie gut gefunden!
"Die Lehrende Astronomie" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
O Tugend! reizend Hirngedicht,
Erdachte Zierde unsrer Seelen!
Die Welt, o Tugend, hat dich nicht:
Doch wirst du auch den Sternen fehlen?
Nein, starbst du gleich bei uns im Abel,
Du selbst bist viel zu schoen zur Fabel.
"Die Lehrende Astronomie" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

In news:

What's your Sports Car of Choice RAUH- Welt BEGRIFF.
Our friends in Missoula, Montana were able to preview the "Share The Welt " tour this past Monday night and they took pics.
Euro Needs Political Union, Schaeuble Tells Die Welt .
Five Finger Death Punch may have just finished their new album 'American Capitalist', but they are already hitting the road for the 'Share the Welt ' tour.
Trisha Welte is the AFL-CIO community services liaison at United Way of Rock River Valley.
Welte to Receive Sidney Powers Award.
Boeing Is Pricing 737 Aggressively , Airbus CEO Tells Welt.
Since victims are often bitten in their sleep, they usually don't even know they've been attacked until they wake up with itchy red welts.
It's one of the hallmarks of well-crafted footwear, and yet, most folks you ask wouldn't be able to tell you how a Goodyear welted shoe actually comes together.
Rick Welts, 58, was hired by the Warriors in fall of 2011.
An edited transcript of the conversation between Warriors President Rick Welts and KNBR's Tom Tolbert and Ray Ratto.
According to the former TV star and current KZOK DJ, a crazed fan bit him during a fan meet-and-greet Friday night at a Washington casino, causing a large welt.
For those of you who are wondering, no new welts have appeared since Thursday, and most of them have stopped itching and started to fade.
A couple Saturdays ago, the Share the Welt Tour stopped by the Delta Plex which featured Five Finger Death Punch, Hatebreed, and All That Remains.
A 4 year old kid shows up at a preschool in Vineland with bruises and welts on her body and face, which prompted a call to DYFS.
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In science:

Fisher, Walks, wal ls, welting and melting, J.
Counting formulas associated with some random matrix averages
Was die modernen Physiker Relativit¨atstheorie nennen, ist die Invariantentheorie des vierdimensionalen Raum-Zeit-Gebietes, x, y , z , t (der Minkowskischen “Welt”) gegen¨uber einer bestimmten Gruppe von Kollineationen, eben der “Lorentzgruppe”,.
Interpreting solutions with nontrivial Killing groups in general relativity
Lanczos, Bemerkung zur de sitterschen welt, Phys.
Chern-Simons Modified General Relativity
Charlier, C. V. L. (1908) Wie eine unendliche Welt aufgebaut sein kann.
FACTS AND IDEAS IN MODERN COSMOLOGY
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