Welk

Definition of Welk

v. i.1.To wither; to fade; also, to decay; to decline; to wane.
[imp. & p. p. Welked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Welking.]
When ruddy Ph bus 'gins to welk in west.
- Spenser.
The church, that before by insensible degrees welked and impaired, now with large steps went down hill decaying.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To cause to wither; to wilt.
Mot thy welked neck be to-broke [broken].
- Chaucer.
2.To contract; to shorten.
Now sad winter welked hath the day.
- Spenser.
3.To soak; also, to beat severely.
n.1.A pustule. See 2d Whelk.
1.(Zool.) A whelk.
Word:

Browse

Wel-begone
Welaway
Welch
Welcher
Welchman
Welcome
Welcome-to-our-house
Welcomely
Welcomeness
Welcomer
Weld
Weld steel
Weldable
Welder
Weldon's process
Wele
Weleful
Welew
Welfare
Welfaring
-Welk-
Welked
Welkin
Well
Well boring
Well bred
Well disposed
Well drain
Well enough
Well off
well oiled
Well room
Well sinker
Well sinking
Well staircase
Well sweep
Well to do
Well to live
Well water
Well-being
Well-born
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy