noun Chiefly Literary.
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I was unanimously recalled, and—to be grandiloquent—received with applause that made the welkin ring.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
I have never understood why Henriette greeted this observation with a peal of silvery laughter that fairly made the welkin ring.Mrs. Raffles|John Kendrick Bangs
The welkin rang with applause, while Lazaref kissed his benefactor's hands and the hem of his coat.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
In the forest tracts Franklin's and Horsfield's nightjars make the welkin ring.
These awakened amphibia fill the welkin with their croakings, which take the place of the avian chorus at night.