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Ah, that summons! at which majesty welks and shrivels, the king and soldier starts and cowers, and, armour and all, withers from the air!
Which was then immediately diluted by the insulter inquiring, “The Welsh eat welks, don’t they?”
( 'trad' & Modern) and early rock -- shilling a glass 'scrump' cider if you couldnt afford best bitter! winkles, welks & jellied eel carts in Cambridge Circus - the pastrami on rye at the Nosh Bar in Soho (is it still there?) disguising girl classmates to look like young fellers & taking 'em to the Covent Garden porters pubs at 5am!