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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
- Look up Welsh
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Welsh
to Wales Welsh
language, a Brittonic
(Cymraeg [kəmˈraːiɡ] (listen) or y Gymraeg
[ə ɡəmˈraːiɡ]) is a Celtic language
of the Brittonic subgroup
that is native
to the Welsh
- The Welsh
: Cymry) are an ethnic group native
to Wales. "Welsh
who were born in Wales
: Cymru) and to those
[ˈkəm.rɨ] (listen)) is a country
that is part of the United
Kingdom. It is bordered
to the east, the Irish
Sea to the north...
- Other terms
used historically include Welsh
stick, cwstom, Welsh
Mark, and Welsh
Ticket. "Among other injurious
- The Welsh Corgi
(/ˈkɔːrɡi/ or Corgi, plural
Corgis, or occasionally
the etymologically consistent
Corgwn; /ˈkɔːrɡuːn/) is a small
type of herding
delimiters. Welsh orthography
uses 29 letters
digraphs) of the Latin script
to write native Welsh words
as well as established...
- The Wales national football
: Tîm pêl-droed cenedlaethol
Cymru) represents Wales
football. It is controlled
by the Football...
- Irvine Welsh
(born 27 September
1958) is a Scottish
and short story
writer. His 1993 novel Trainspotting
was made into a film of...
- Welsh cakes
ar y maen, pice bach, cacennau
cri or teisennau
gradell), also bakestones
or pics, are a traditional sweet bread
in Wales. They...
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