welt

Part of speech: verb

To sew a welt on or in.

Part of speech: verb

To flog severely.

Part of speech: noun

A strip of material, to cover a seam.

Part of speech: noun

A swollen stripe on the skin, made by a lash.

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Usage examples "welt":

  1. A scarlet stripe, that she had never noticed before, seemed to stand out suddenly, like a welt, on his forehead. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
  2. 45 and a welt of red above his ear where a Mexican's bullet had creased him. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
  3. Was ist die Welt und ihre gantze Pracht? - "An anthology of German literature", Calvin Thomas.