- 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)
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Origin of welt
OTHER WORDS FROM weltun·welt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for welt
So unless the welts itch or hurt or they haven’t disappeared within an hour after sex ceases, I wouldn’t worry about it.
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