- 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.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby welt
Origin of welt
OTHER WORDS FROM weltun·welt·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for welted
My boots were worn up by the time I reached Swansea, and I was obliged to get them new soled and welted.Letters to his mother, Ann Borrow|George Borrow
Mr. Murphy then welted Lyons over the head with the judicial scales.Remarks|Bill Nye
Besides, they welted both my brothers within an inch of their lives.'The Station; The Party Fight And Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim|William Carleton
A pair of hose, the breeches of purple cloth of silver, welted with purple tinsel and gold.Christmastide|William Sandys
Dacier welted at the station, a good figure of a sentinel over his luggage and a spy for one among the inpouring passengers.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith