Associations to the word «Welsh»


WELSH, adjective. (now historical) (Native) British; pertaining to the Celtic peoples who inhabited much of Britain before the Roman occupation. [from 5thc.]
WELSH, adjective. (obsolete) Foreign; non-native. [10th-16thc.]
WELSH, adjective. Of or pertaining to Wales. [from 11thc.]
WELSH, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Celtic language of Wales. [from 16thc.]
WELSH, adjective. Designating plants or animals from or associated with Wales. (See Derived terms.) [from 17thc.]
WELSH, proper noun. The Welsh language. [from 10th c.]
WELSH, proper noun. (collectively) The people of Wales. [from 11th c.]
WELSH, proper noun. A surname​ for someone who was a Welshman or a Celt.
WELSH, proper noun. A breed of pig, kept mainly for bacon.
WELSH, verb. (offensive) To swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt.
WELSH CORGI, noun. A breed of small herding dog orginating from Wales; the corgi
WELSH DRESSER, noun. A piece of furniture used to store and display crockery.
WELSH DRESSERS, noun. Plural of Welsh dresser
WELSH ENGLISH, proper noun. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in Wales.
WELSH FLANNEL, noun. A fine kind of flannel made from the fleece of Welsh mountain sheep, and largely manufactured by hand.
WELSH GLAIVE, noun. A weapon of war used in former times by the Welsh, commonly regarded as a kind of poleaxe.
WELSH HOOK, noun. Welsh glaive
WELSH MORTGAGE, noun. A kind of mortgage, being a conveyance of an estate, redeemable at any time on payment of the principal, with an understanding that the profits in the meantime shall be received by the mortgagee without account, in satisfaction of interest.
WELSH MORTGAGES, noun. Plural of Welsh mortgage
WELSH NOT, noun. (historical) A piece of wood or similar object used to discourage the speaking of Welsh in schools. Any child overheard speaking Welsh was given the "not", and the child who had it at the end of the day would be punished.
WELSH ONION, noun. A species of onion (Allium fistulosum).
WELSH ONIONS, noun. Plural of Welsh onion
WELSH PARSLEY, noun. (obsolete) (humorous) hemp, or halters made from hemp
WELSH RABBIT, noun. A dish of cheese melted with a little ale and served on toast
WELSH RABBITS, noun. Plural of Welsh rabbit
WELSH RAREBIT, noun. A dish of cheese melted with a little ale and served on toast.
WELSH RAREBITS, noun. Plural of Welsh rarebit
WELSH SHEEP DOG, noun. Alternative term for Welsh Sheepdog
WELSH SHEEPDOG, noun. A type of herding dog originating in 20th-century Wales.
WELSH YARD, noun. (historical) A unit of length equal to 40 inches (approximately 1 metre), used in Wales.
WELSH YARDS, noun. Plural of Welsh yard

Dictionary definition

WELSH, noun. A native or resident of Wales.
WELSH, noun. A Celtic language of Wales.
WELSH, noun. A breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales.
WELSH, verb. Cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt.
WELSH, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language; "the Welsh coast"; "Welsh syntax".

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