verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- welcome mat,
- welcome to, be,
- welcome wagon,
- weld, theodore dwight,
- welded tuff,
- welding rod
Origin of weld1
Origin of weld2
Examples from the Web for weld
“I can build a custom motorcycle from scratch, can weld, and worked as a lube guy at a GM dealership,” Dustykatt says.Inside the Bizarre World of ‘Bronies,’ Adult Male Fans of ‘My Little Pony’|Kevin Fallon|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He happened to be studying groundwater in Weld County when the floods came and decided to change his research goals.
Weld County is one of six in Colorado that will vote on a secession initiative in November.Secession Fever Sweeps Texas, Maryland, Colorado, and California|Caitlin Dickson|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Weld turned down Halloran as a candidate for the witness program.Whitey Bulger’s Defense to Reveal Widespread FBI Complicity|T.J. English|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her friends think Weld is a much better fit for her than Bill Clinton is.Some of the Juiciest Bits of ‘Rodham,’ the Hillary Clinton Movie Biopic: Sex, Scandal, More|Marlow Stern|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the Greeks were of all races least like to weld earth into one dominion.
It is possible to weld any iron surfaces provided no oxide of iron is formed upon the surface.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals|Charles Conrad Sleffel
But Mr. Weld remarked, that this class of persons is much more kindly treated in Virginia, than in the other states of America.Travels in North America, From Modern Writers|William Bingley
Mrs. Weld is a well known adept in this kind of entertainment.By Force of Impulse|Harry V. Vogt
"I am as stout a patriot as you, Weld," I shouted back, and flushed at the cheering that followed.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
Word Origin for weld
Word Origin for weld
1590s, alteration of well (v.) "to boil, rise;" influenced by past participle form welled. Related: Welded; welding.
plant (Resedo luteola) producing yellow dye, late 14c., from Old English *wealde, perhaps a variant of Old English wald "forest" (cf. Middle Low German walde, Middle Dutch woude). Spanish gualda, French gaude are Germanic loan-words.
"joint formed by welding," 1831, from weld (v.).