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wheal

 (wēl, hwēl)
n.
A small swelling on the skin, as from an insect bite, that usually itches or burns.

[Probably alteration of wale.]

wheal

(wiːl)
n
(Pathology) a variant spelling of weal1

wheal

(ʰwil, wil)

also weal



n.
1. a small, burning or itching swelling on the skin, as from a mosquito bite or from hives.
2. a wale or welt.
[1715–25; alter. of wale]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheal - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

wheal

noun
A ridge or bump raised on the flesh, as by a lash or blow:
Translations

wheal

n. roncha.

wheal

n (hive) roncha, habón m (esp. Esp); (welt) verdugo
References in classic literature ?
A broad wheal from an old scar ran right across it from eye to chin, and by its contraction had turned up one side of the upper lip, so that three teeth were exposed in a perpetual snarl.
On this accursed bed Don Quixote stretched himself, and the hostess and her daughter soon covered him with plasters from top to toe, while Maritornes- for that was the name of the Asturian- held the light for them, and while plastering him, the hostess, observing how full of wheals Don Quixote was in some places, remarked that this had more the look of blows than of a fall.
There is the point, senora," replied Sancho Panza, "that I without dreaming at all, but being more awake than I am now, find myself with scarcely less wheals than my master, Don Quixote.
New batsman Brad Wheal edged a catch to the keeper to leave both sides 210 all out.
Brad Wheal and Berrington each took three wickets for the Scots, who won the toss and are next in action tomorrow against Hong Kong in the ICC Qualifiers.
the protesting religious parties announced a shutter down and wheal strike in Abbottabad.
As he paced back and forth in front of an altar bearing shiny Buddha heads, Wheal talked about the perils of information overload in our content-rich era.
2,3 When autologous serum is injected intradermally in these patients, an immediate wheal and flare reaction is observed and this forms the basis for autologous serum skin test (ASST), a simple screening test to identify these patients.
SCOREBOARD HAMPSHIRE v DURHAM At The Ageas Bowl Overnight: Durham 361 (M J Richardson 99 no, G Clark 58, B A Stokes 50; L A Dawson 4-100, B Wheal 4-39).
BRAD WHEAL left Durham reeling as three quick wickets eased Hampshire's relegation fears at the Rose Bowl.
HAMPSHIRE'S hopes of staying in Specsavers County Championship Division One were boosted with a fine day two, as Brad Wheal picked up three Durham wickets.
He plans to expand Wheal Leisure, and gets investment from Francis.