whelp

Part of speech: verb

To bear whelps.

Part of speech: noun

A cub; puppy; worthless young fellow.

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Usage examples "whelp":

  1. You're a liar again as well as a dirty whelp of a sneak. - "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
  2. The best thing you can do is to scratch that old whelp off the list. - "Tales of the Road", Charles N. Crewdson.
  3. " We go," said they, " to Iorroway for the hound's whelp which is there." - "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.