What does the word whelp mean?

Usage examples for whelp

  1. You're a liar again as well as a dirty whelp of a sneak. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  2. The best thing you can do is to scratch that old whelp off the list. – Tales of the Road by 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 by T. W. Rolleston