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Pronunciation : Welk
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. welken; cf. D. & G. welken to wither, G. welk withered, OHG. welc moist. See Welkin, and cf. Wilt.]
Definition : Defn: To wither; to fade; also, to decay; to decline; to wane. [Obs.] When ruddy Phwelk in west. Spenser. The church, that before by insensible degrees welked and impaired, now with large steps went down hill decaying. Milton.

i. [imp. & p. p. Welked; p. pr. & vb. n. Welking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Welk
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To cause to wither; to wilt. [Obs.] Mot thy welked neck be to-broke [broken]. Chaucer.

2. To contract; to shorten. [Obs.] Now sad winter welked hath the day. Spenser.

3. To soak; also, to beat severely. [Prov. Eng.]

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Welk
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A pustule. See 2d Whelk.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Welk
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A whelk. [R.]

(Zoöl.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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