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1. A strip, as of leather or other material, stitched into a shoe between the sole and the upper.
2. A tape or covered cord sewn into a seam as reinforcement or trimming.
a. A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.
b. A lash or blow producing such a mark.
tr.v. welt·ed, welt·ing, welts
1. To reinforce or trim with a welt.
2. To beat severely; flog.
3. To raise welts or a welt on.
[Middle English welte.]
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a raised or strengthened seam or edge, sewn in or on a knitted garment
2. (Pathology) another word for weal1
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (in shoemaking) a strip of leather, etc, put in between the outer sole and the inner sole and upper
4. (Knitting & Sewing) to put a welt in (a garment, etc)
5. to beat or flog soundly
[C15: origin unknown]
1. a ridge or wale on the surface of the body, as from a blow of a stick or whip.
2. a blow producing such a ridge or wale.
a. a strip, as of leather, to which the edges of the insole and upper of a shoe are attached, the whole then being joined to the outsole.
b. a strip, usu. of leather, that ornaments a shoe.
4. a strip of material sewn along the edge of a garment, etc., for strength or as decoration.v.t.
5. to beat soundly, as with a stick or whip.
6. to furnish or supply (a shoe or garment) with welts.
[1375–1425; welte, walt shoemaker's welt, Old English wælt (thigh) sinew]
Past participle: welted
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|Noun||1.||welt - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions|
|2.||welt - a raised or strengthened seam|
seam - joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
|Verb||1.||welt - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"|
beat up, work over, beat - give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
leather - whip with a leather strap
horsewhip - whip with a whip intended for horses
switch - flog with or as if with a flexible rod
cowhide - flog with a cowhide
cat - beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
birch - whip with a birch twig
|2.||welt - put a welt on; "welt the shoes"|
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
welt[ˈwɛlt] n (= weal) → marque f
welt[wɛlt] n (bruise) → livido
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n. verdugón, roncha.