how to pronounce welt

wɛlt

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“… and uh her her eyes started to welt up …”

meanings of welt

noun:

  1. A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.
  2. A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.
  3. A ridge or lump on the skin, as caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.
  4. In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
  5. In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
  6. In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.
  7. A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
  8. A feature resembling a welt.

verb:

  1. To cause to have welts, to beat.
  2. To become stringy.
  3. To roll; revolve.
  4. To decay.
  5. To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

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