Associations to the word «Welt»


WELT, noun. A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.
WELT, noun. (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.
WELT, noun. A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.
WELT, noun. In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
WELT, noun. In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
WELT, noun. In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.
WELT, noun. (heraldry) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
WELT, verb. To cause to have welts, to beat.
WELT, verb. To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

Dictionary definition

WELT, noun. A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.
WELT, noun. A raised or strengthened seam.
WELT, verb. Beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced".
WELT, verb. Put a welt on; "welt the shoes".

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