[ welch, welsh ]
/ wɛltʃ, wɛlʃ /
verb (used without object) Informal.
Related formswelch·er, noun
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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)
/ (wɛlʃ) /
a variant spelling of welsh
Derived Formswelcher, noun
British Dictionary definitions for welched (2 of 2)
/ (wɛlʃ) /
an archaic spelling of Welsh 1
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Medicine definitions for welched
William Henry 1850-1934
[ wĕlch, wĕlsh ]
American pathologist and bacteriologist who discovered the bacteria that causes gas gangrene.
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