welt

Definition of welt

Pronunciation: wĕlt
n.1.
1.That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it
2.(Her.) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
3.A raised ridge on the surface of the skin, produced by a blow, as from a stick or whip; a wale; a weal; as, to raise welts on the back with a whip.
4.A blow that produces a welt{3}.
Welt joint
d - a joint, as of plates, made with a welt, instead of by overlapping the edges. See Weld, n., 1 (d).
v. t.1.To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.
[imp. & p. p. Welted; p. pr. & vb. n. Welting.]
1.To wilt.

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