What does the word welt mean?

Usage examples for welt

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