welt
Pronunciation Verb

welt (welts, present participle welting; past and past participle welted)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To roll; revolve
Noun

welt (plural welts)

  1. A ridge or lump on the skin, as caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.
  2. (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.
  3. A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.
  4. In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
  5. In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
  6. In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.
  7. (heraldry) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
  8. A feature resembling a welt.
Translations Translations Verb

welt (welts, present participle welting; past and past participle welted)

  1. To cause to have welts, to beat.
  2. To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.
Translations Verb

welt (welts, present participle welting; past and past participle welted)

  1. (UK, dialect, archaic, intransitive) To decay.
  2. (UK, dialect, archaic, intransitive) To become stringy.
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