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Pronunciation: (welsh, welch), [key]
v.i. Informal (sometimes offensive).
1. to cheat by failing to pay a gambling debt: You aren't going to welsh on me, are you?
2. to go back on one's word: He welshed on his promise to help in the campaign. Also,welch.


Pronunciation: (welsh, welch), [key]
of or pertaining to Wales, its people, or their language.

1. the inhabitants of Wales and their descendants elsewhere.
2. Also called Cymric, Kymric. the Celtic language of Wales.
3. one of a white, lop-eared breed of swine of Welsh origin that produces a large amount of lean meat. Also,Welch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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