verb (used without object) Informal.
Examples from the Web for welched
A grub-stake's a grub-stake, an' no one iver yit said Patsy Kelliher welched on a bargain.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx
And I'll be welched if Danvers didn't dig a wooden pail out of that hat-case and hand it over.Shorty McCabe|Sewell Ford
Deliberately, he had welched on his promise to clear the Cubs!Dan Carter and the Cub Honor|Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for welched (1 of 2)
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Word Origin and History for welched
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.