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Definition of Welsh rabbit
Welsh rabbitWelsh Welsh, a. [AS. w[ae]lisc, welisc, from wealh a stranger,
foreigner, not of Saxon origin, a Welshman, a Celt, Gael;
akin to OHG. walh, whence G. w["a]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 glaive, or Welsh hook, a weapon of war used in
former times by the Welsh, commonly regarded as a kind of
poleax. --Fairholt. --Craig.
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["a]lsch foreign.
Welsh parsley, hemp, or halters made from hemp. [Obs. &
Jocular] --J. Fletcher.
Welsh rabbit. See under Rabbit. Welsh rabbit Rabbit warren, a piece of ground appropriated to the
breeding and preservation of rabbits. --Wright.
Rock rabbit. (Zo["o]l.) See Daman, and Klipdas.
Welsh rabbit, a dish of which the chief constituents are
toasted bread and toasted cheese, prepared in various
ways. The name is said to be a corruption of Welsh rare
bit, but perhaps it is merely a humorous designation.
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