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 for welt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Welt \Welt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Welted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to
     welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Welt \Welt\, v. t.
     To wilt. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  welt \welt\ (w[e^]lt), n. [OE. welte, probably fr. W. gwald a
     hem, a welt, gwaldu to welt or to hem.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge
        or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as:
        (a) A small cord covered with cloth and sewed on a seam or
            border to strengthen it; an edge of cloth folded on
            itself, usually over a cord, and sewed down.
        (b) A hem, border, or fringe. [Obs.]
        (c) In shoemaking, a narrow strip of leather around a
            shoe, between the upper leather and sole.
        (d) In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted
            upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
        (e) In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush
            seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
        (f) In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which
            the heel is formed.
            [1913 Webster]
     2. (Her.) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not
        extending around the ends.
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     3. A raised ridge on the surface of the skin, produced by a
        blow, as from a stick or whip; a wale; a weal; as, to
        raise welts on the back with a whip.
     Syn: wale; weal; wheal.
     4. A blow that produces a welt[3].
     Welt joint, a joint, as of plates, made with a welt,
        instead of by overlapping the edges. See Weld, n., 1
        (d) .
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a
           whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions [syn:
           wale, welt, weal, wheal]
      2: a raised or strengthened seam
      v 1: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often
           flogged the students"; "The children were severely
           trounced" [syn: flog, welt, whip, lather, lash,
           slash, strap, trounce]
      2: put a welt on; "welt the shoes"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  196 Moby Thesaurus words for "welt":
     abscess, aposteme, bash, bat, beading, bed sore, belt, bilge,
     binding, birthmark, blackhead, blain, bleb, blemish, blister, blob,
     boil, bop, bordering, bordure, boss, bow, bubble, bubo, bulb,
     bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, bunion, burl, button, cahot, canker,
     canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, check, chilblain,
     chine, cicatrix, clump, cold sore, comedo, condyle, convex, crack,
     crater, craze, defacement, defect, deformation, deformity,
     disfiguration, disfigurement, distortion, dowel, dress down, ear,
     edging, eschar, fault, felon, fester, festering, fever blister,
     fimbria, fimbriation, fistula, flange, flap, flaw, flax, flounce,
     freckle, frill, frilling, fringe, furbelow, furuncle, furunculus,
     gall, galloon, gathering, give a dressing-down, gnarl, gumboil,
     handle, hem, hemangioma, hemorrhoids, hickey, hide, hill, hump,
     hunch, jog, joggle, keloid, kibe, kink, knob, knot, knur, knurl,
     larrup, lather, leather, lentigo, lesion, lick, lip, list, loop,
     lump, milium, mole, motif, mountain, needle scar, nevus, nub,
     nubbin, nubble, paddle, papilloma, papula, papule, paronychia,
     parulis, peg, petechia, piles, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, polyp,
     port-wine mark, port-wine stain, pound, pustule, rib, ridge, rift,
     ring, rising, ruffle, scab, scar, scratch, sebaceous cyst, selvage,
     shoulder, skirting, smack, smash, soft chancre, sore, spine, split,
     stigma, strawberry mark, stud, sty, style, suppuration, swelling,
     tab, tan, track, trim, trimming, tubercle, tubercule, twist, ulcer,
     ulceration, valance, verruca, vesicle, wale, wallop, warp, wart,
     weal, wen, whack, whale, wheal, whelk, whelp, whitehead, whitlow,

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