Definitions for Whelpʰwɛlp, wɛlp
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young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
"the dog whelped"
the young of a mammal, especially of a dog or wolf.
an insolent youth.
one of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.
a tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket, def. 2; cog, def. 1).
to give birth.
The bitch whelped.
Origin: hwelp 'pup, wolf cub', from hwelpaz (compare welp, obsolete Welf, hvalp), from pre-Germanic *kʷelbos, from *gʷelbhos (compare жрѣбѧ 'foal', vulva, bolva, volba 'womb', βρέφος 'fœtus, newborn', Hittite huēlpi 'overipe, fresh; newborn animal', उल्ब 'womb').
one of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps
a child; a youth; -- jocosely or in contempt
one of the longitudinal ribs or ridges on the barrel of a capstan or a windless; -- usually in the plural; as, the whelps of a windlass
one of the teeth of a sprocket wheel
to bring forth young; -- said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey
to bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to
Origin: [AS. hwelp; akin to D. welp, G. & OHG. welf, Icel. hvelpr, Dan. hvalp, Sw. valp.]
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- Junge werfen, Welpe, Welpin, jungen, wölfen, werfenGerman
- hvølpur, hvølpaFaroese
- louveteau, louvetelle, chiot, mettre basFrench
- volfyunino, hundyunino, volfyuno, hundyuno, hundyunulo, volfyunuloIdo
- făta, cățel, lupanRomanian
- щенок, щенитьсяRussian
- hidogül, hilupül, jilupül, dogül, jidogül, lupülVolapük
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