Celtic language of Wales; Welshman; resident of Wales; the people of Wales
(Slang) evade the payment of gambling debts (sometimes offensive)
See Welsh, John
\welsh\, n. 1.
the language of wales, or of the welsh people. 2.
pl. the natives or inhabitants of wales.
note: the welsh call themselves cymry, in the plural, and a welshman cymro, and their country cymru, of which the adjective is cymreig, and the name of their language cymraeg. they are a branch of the celtic family, and a relic of the earliest known population of england, driven into the mountains of wales by the anglo-saxon invaders.welsh
\welsh\ (?), a. [as. w?lisc, welisc, from wealh a stranger, foreigner, not of saxon origin, a welshman, a celt, gael; akin to ohg. walh, whence g. w?lsch or welsch, celtic, welsh, italian, french, foreign, strange, ohg. walhisc; from the name of a celtic tribe. see walnut.] of or pertaining to wales, or its inhabitants. [sometimes written also welch.]welsh
flannel, a fine kind of flannel made from the fleece of the flocks of the welsh mountains, and largely manufactured by hand.welsh
hook, a weapon of war used in former times by the welsh, commonly regarded as a kind of poleax. raig.welsh
mortgage (o. eng. law), a species of mortgage, being a conveyance of an estate, redeemable at any time on payment of the principal, with an understanding that the profits in the mean time shall be received by the mortgagee without account, in satisfaction of interest.welsh
mutton, a choice and delicate kind of mutton obtained from a breed of small sheep in wales.welsh
onion (bot.), a kind of onion (allium fistulosum) having hollow inflated stalks and leaves, but scarcely any bulb, a native of siberia. it is said to have been introduced from germany, and is supposed to have derived its name from the german term w?lsch foreign.welsh
parsley, hemp, or halters made from hemp. [obs. & jocular] fletcher.welsh
rabbit. see under rabbit.welsh
\welsh\ (?), v. t. & i. (a) to cheat by avoiding payment of bets; -- said esp. of an absconding bookmaker at a race track. [slang] (b) to avoid dishonorably the fulfillment of a pecuniary obligation. [slang]welsh
adj : of or relating to or characteristic of wales or its people or their language; "the welsh coast"; "welsh syntax" [syn: welsh, cambrian]
a native or resident of wales [syn: welshman, welsh, cambrian] 2.
a celtic language of wales [syn: welsh] 3.
welsh breed of dual-purpose cattle [syn: welsh, welsh black ]
v : cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
welsh pony welsh glaive
triads of the welsh bards welsh mutton
welsh rabbit welsh black
welsh springer spaniel welsh rare bit
welsh hook welsh mortgage
welsh parsley welsh terrier
welsh rarebit welsh onion
welsh corgi welsh flannel
may refer to:
Related to Wales
- Wales, a country in the United Kingdom
- Welsh language
- Welsh people
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Welsh is a Celtic language spoken in Wales and Patagonia, Argentina.
The language is: Welsh Welsh Romani is a Romani language spoken in Wales.
The language is: Welsh Romani
1. a native or resident of Wales
(synonym) Welshman, Cambrian
(member-holonym) Wales, Cymru, Cambria
2. a Celtic language of Wales
(hypernym) Brythonic, Brittanic
(classification) Wales, Cymru, Cambria
3. Welsh breed of dual-purpose cattle
(synonym) Welsh Black
(hypernym) cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusAdjective
1. of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language; "the Welsh coast"; "Welsh syntax"
(pertainym) Wales, Cymru, Cambria Verb
1. cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
(hypernym) cheat, rip off, chisel
(derivation) welcher, welsher
n. Welsh Cymraes =
n. Welsh woman Cymreigydd =
n. a Welsh critic
The natives or inhabitants of Wales.
The language of Wales, or of the Welsh people.
Of or pertaining to Wales, or its inhabitants.
A type of a dragon.
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