- a strip, as of leather, set in between the outsole of a shoe and the edges of its insole and upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.
- a strip, usually of leather, that ornaments a shoe.
Origin of welt
OTHER WORDS FROM weltun·welt·ed, adjective
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How to use welt in a sentence
In roughly two weeks, his skin welts and rashes “improved significantly,” with “steady improvement over the subsequent months,” the authors wrote.
One of the officers drove her to the local hospital, where, records show, a nurse documented 15 bruises, welts and lacerations on her arm, face and torso.“The Liberty Way”: How Liberty University Discourages and Dismisses Students’ Reports of Sexual Assaults|by Hannah Dreyfus, photography by Sarah Blesener for ProPublica|October 24, 2021|ProPublica
In recent days, Afghan social media has swirled with photos of men and women, showing fresh welts from being beaten by Taliban mobs for not dressing according to Islamic custom.
He stuck his index finger in the red welt around the spot where bin Laden shot me.
They have two front welt pockets, two back welt pockets, two hook closures at the waist, and a zipper fly.Idaho Woman Who Gave Birth on Highway: ‘I Had to Pull My Pants Down to Get the Baby Out’|Dale Eisinger|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I can already feel the welt rising up, the swelling closing my eye.Come On, ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Can Handle More Violence|Sujay Kumar|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From there, the Madsen story spidered out to Die Welt, the Sacramento Bee, Corriere Della Sera, and countless others.
There was a red welt on her neck, purple-marked on its ridge where the rawhide had almost cut her tender skin.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek|George W. Ogden
In the following year of 1871, Goodyear invented his welt shoe-sewing machine and Maddox made his epochal discovery.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
The chap tried to drive us off, and we lost and near done for, and he hit me a welt on top of all.The Beach of Dreams|H. De Vere Stacpoole
You have dared to call him by words every letter of which would have left a welt on your shoulders if uttered in his hearing.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
Bonzje ht still gelebt un' is' still gestorben; wie a Schatten is' er durch durch unser Welt.