Origin of whelm
How to use whelm in a sentence
Set thee down, and I will tell thee of a whelming flood of care, and a double grief.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
I had no pain,—only an over whelming exhaustion,—but the joy of her touch and her presence kept me from failing.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
What is this half-dead thing that is trying to force its way onto dry land from the whelming waters of temptation and misery?Rosemary and Rue|Amber
A falling branch, a whelming wave, a sudden ill, and in a moment that which was is not.The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)|Fiona Macleod
The last whelming wave approached and buried him for ever in the foaming sea.