Definition of Welsh. Meaning of Welsh. Synonyms of Welsh
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Definition of Welsh
WelshWelsh 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 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
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
Meaning of Welsh from wikipedia
- Isles, spoken
in Wales Patagonian Welsh
, a dialect
in Argentina Welsh people Welsh culture Welsh
used as a synonym...
(Cymraeg [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ] (listen) or y Gymraeg
[ə gəmˈrɑːɨɡ]) is a Brittonic language
of the Celtic language
family. It is spoken natively
[ˈkəmri] (listen)) is a country
that is part of the United
Kingdom. It is bordered
to the east, the Irish
Sea to the north...
: Cymry) are a Celtic nation
and ethnic group native
to, or otherwise
****ociated with, Wales, Welsh
culture, Welsh history
and the Welsh
- The Welsh
Corgi, sometimes known
as just a Corgi
for "dwarf dog"; plural
"Corgis" or occasionally
the etymologically consistent
- The Welsh
Not (also Welsh
Lead or Cwstom) was an item used in Welsh schools
in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
- The Pembroke Welsh Corgi
for "dwarf dog") is a cattle herding
dog breed which originated
in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is one of two breeds...
- The National
****embly for Wales
: Cynulliad Cenedlaethol
Cymru; commonly known
as the Welsh
****embly or Senedd) is the devolved parliament
- Irvine Welsh
(born 27 September
1958) is a Scottish
and short story
writer. His novel Trainspotting
was made into a film of the same...
- Patricia Anderson Welsh
(née Carroll; February
11, 1915 – January
26, 1995) was an American
film actress, known
as the raspy voice
of E.T. in the 1982...
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