verb (used without object) Informal.
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Related Words for welchingevade, welsh, stiff, repudiate, skip, bilk, rat, skate, fail, shirk, dishonor, neglect, defraud, swindle
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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.
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[wĕlch, wĕlsh]William Henry 1850-1934
American pathologist and bacteriologist who discovered the bacteria that causes gas gangrene.
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