- 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
How to use welt in a sentence
Although her memory of the intense pain of a sting wasn’t so unexpected, she brought up details I had forgotten, including the fact that we put frozen peas on the welt and that she got a cupcake afterward.What happens to our lost childhood memories? Motherhood sent me looking for answers.|Missy Ryan|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
They may buck and gag you, as they ought to, 'bout every day, but that won't be nothin' to the welting one of us 'll261 give you.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Welting a man on the head with a whip-stock ain't anything, hey?Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland
The silence in town meeting was so profound that the voters heard him welting his horse as he drove away.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day