Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of welt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The shrine is greenish, welted around the gaskets.

    Shrine

  • She took that hand, pressing it to her bosom, vaguehorror plaguing her eyes, a gray death sort of glossy: they welted into large silver coins, cased in my direction.

    We Stabbed and a Mighty Scarf Shot Red

  • Alive now, I must leave the many hermitage years - the slumbered life, stumbled tears, whipped-red welted back, my own blood my only sustenance — for now hers is mine and mine is hers, we live in unencumbered bliss

    A Visit

  • The livid veins were welted to the skin from their buffeting.

    Deadheading

  • I was drawn, thin, welted with the bites of a thousand Alaskan blackflies.

    Excerpt: The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff

  • Barely a hand's thickness separated the welted cuts, inflicted with a regularity that boggled the mind.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • The phone receiver swung back and forth from the phone box as the young man with the welted pink scar on his face drove away, road dust sucking back through the glassless windows of his car.

    Rain Gods

  • Remember, if your hands aren't bruised and welted, you aren't parenting hard enough.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • His entire body was bruised and welted; some of the cuts were still bleeding—others had started to scab over.

    City of Glory

  • When the switch fell, I could feel it upon my flesh; when it welted and ridged it was my blood that ran, and I would think with each blow of the switch: Now you are aware of me!

    Sadism

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