noun Chiefly Literary.
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Example sentences from the Web for welkin
Senator Kinney then arose, and the welkin seized the bellrope preparatory to ringing.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
But as we sped on side by side, I heard a great horn blast that seemed to set the welkin ablaze.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
In the cool morning the welkin rang with the singing of birds, and the ground swarmed with insect life.Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
Boothblacks and newsboys were among them, and they made the welkin ring with their shouts.Halsey & Co.|H. K. Shackleford
In it, stones glittered like stars in the welkin on a winter night.Early English Alliterative Poems|Various