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welch

[welch, welsh]
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verb (used without object) Informal.
  1. welsh.
Related formswelch·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for welching

welch

verb
  1. a variant spelling of welsh
Derived Formswelcher, noun

Welch

adjective
  1. an archaic spelling of Welsh 1
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Word Origin and History for welching

welch

v.

1857, racing slang, "to refuse or avoid payment of money laid as a bet," probably a disparaging use of the national name Welsh. Related: Welched; welching.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

welching in Medicine

Welch

([object Object])
  1. American pathologist and bacteriologist who discovered the bacteria that causes gas gangrene.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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