- 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
Never a race like that one, with the swiftness and the welting and fine horses that were in it.
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
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
Only the song of the saw was heard, and the welting of the river.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Welting cord, a cord sewed into the welt or border of a garment.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher