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welsh



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.

Welsh



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

n.
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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