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  • n. Plural form of welt.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of welt.


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  • But, thank God, it's now long gone (though unfortunately the allergic reaction welts from the tape still remain) and I can get on with avoiding the medical profession for another couple weeks.

    Wired, In More Ways Than One!

  • The first time I debarked for the patchy red welts from the computer where it disappeared into the discussion.

    Boing Boing: January 5, 2003 - January 11, 2003 Archives

  • The victim sustained "welts" to his buttocks, back and legs and a cut to his forehead, where he was struck by the plastic top of a spray can, sheriff's officials said. - Local News

  • What started as five or six individual welts is now a solid patch of rash about three inches square.

    Dirty Secret

  • Afterward I slather myself with tea tree oil and pray that no one in the locker room notices its pungent aroma or the red welts around my ankles and up my calves or the chicken pox–like rash across my waist and hips.

    Dirty Secret

  • As soon as our parents came back, my brother and I told them what Myron had done; Myron stood there with his fat arms crossed over his fat belly and denied it—even though my brother had welts on his back.

    Dirty Secret

  • A cluster of five or six welts that look like mosquito bites, only smaller.

    Dirty Secret

  • Bright strawberry welts covered both cheeks, and he looked as if he had just run five miles.

    Kings of Colorado

  • Where was family services when he would come to school with no shoes, hungry and unable to sit back in his chair because of the welts on his back?

    Andrea Lyon: A Broader Conversation on Education

  • However, living alone in the overrun house, a divine insight struck her as she sat in her kitchen and nibbled a piece of toast, itching with pink welts and puffy-eyed at having been up all night.

    All God's Creatures


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