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of Wales
Celtic language of Wales; Welshman; resident of Wales; the people of Wales
(Slang) evade the payment of gambling debts (sometimes offensive)

See Welsh, John

\welsh\, n.
1. the language of wales, or of the welsh people.
2. pl. the natives or inhabitants of wales.
note: the welsh call themselves cymry, in the plural, and a welshman cymro, and their country cymru, of which the adjective is cymreig, and the name of their language cymraeg. they are a branch of the celtic family, and a relic of the earliest known population of england, driven into the mountains of wales by the anglo-saxon invaders.
\welsh\ (?), a. [as. w?lisc, welisc, from wealh a stranger, foreigner, not of saxon origin, a welshman, a celt, gael; akin to ohg. walh, whence g. w?lsch or welsch, celtic, welsh, italian, french, foreign, strange, ohg. walhisc; from the name of a celtic tribe. see walnut.] of or pertaining to wales, or its inhabitants. [sometimes written also welch.]
flannel, a fine kind of flannel made from the fleece of the flocks of the welsh mountains, and largely manufactured by hand.
glaive, or
hook, a weapon of war used in former times by the welsh, commonly regarded as a kind of poleax. raig.
mortgage (o. eng. law), a species of mortgage, being a conveyance of an estate, redeemable at any time on payment of the principal, with an understanding that the profits in the mean time shall be received by the mortgagee without account, in satisfaction of interest.
mutton, a choice and delicate kind of mutton obtained from a breed of small sheep in wales.
onion (bot.), a kind of onion (allium fistulosum) having hollow inflated stalks and leaves, but scarcely any bulb, a native of siberia. it is said to have been introduced from germany, and is supposed to have derived its name from the german term w?lsch foreign.
parsley, hemp, or halters made from hemp. [obs. & jocular] fletcher.
rabbit. see under rabbit.
\welsh\ (?), v. t. & i. (a) to cheat by avoiding payment of bets; -- said esp. of an absconding bookmaker at a race track. [slang] (b) to avoid dishonorably the fulfillment of a pecuniary obligation. [slang]
adj : of or relating to or characteristic of wales or its people or their language; "the welsh coast"; "welsh syntax" [syn: welsh, cambrian]

1. a native or resident of wales [syn: welshman, welsh, cambrian]

2. a celtic language of wales [syn: welsh]

3. welsh breed of dual-purpose cattle [syn: welsh, welsh black ]
v : cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt

  similar words(17) 

 welsh pony 
 welsh glaive 
 triads of the welsh bards 
 welsh mutton 
 welsh rabbit 
 welsh black 
 welsh springer spaniel 
 welsh rare bit 
 welsh hook 
 welsh mortgage 
 welsh parsley 
 welsh terrier 
 welsh rarebit 
 welsh onion 
 welsh corgi 
 welsh flannel 
 welsh poppy 

Welsh may refer to:

Related to Wales
  • Welsh, referring or related to Wales
  • Welsh language
    • Patagonian Welsh, a dialect of Welsh, spoken in Argentina
  • Welsh people

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Welsh is a Celtic language spoken in Wales and Patagonia, Argentina.
The language is: Welsh Welsh Romani is a Romani language spoken in Wales.
The language is: Welsh Romani

1. a native or resident of Wales
(synonym) Welshman, Cambrian
(hypernym) European
(member-holonym) Wales, Cymru, Cambria
2. a Celtic language of Wales
(hypernym) Brythonic, Brittanic
(classification) Wales, Cymru, Cambria
3. Welsh breed of dual-purpose cattle
(synonym) Welsh Black
(hypernym) cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus
1. of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language; "the Welsh coast"; "Welsh syntax"
(synonym) Cambrian
(pertainym) Wales, Cymru, Cambria
1. cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
(hypernym) cheat, rip off, chisel
(derivation) welcher, welsher

Welsh language: Breatnais

Cymraeg = n. Welsh Cymraes = n. Welsh woman Cymreigydd = n. a Welsh critic

The natives or inhabitants of Wales.
The language of Wales, or of the Welsh people.
Of or pertaining to Wales, or its inhabitants.

A type of a dragon.

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