Definitions for weal
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wale, welt, weal, whealnoun
a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: welan , Saxon; wealust, Dutch.
Our weal on you depending,
Counts it your weal, that he have liberty. William Shakespeare.
As we love the weal of our souls and bodies, let us so behave ourselves as we may be at peace with God. Francis Bacon.
Thine, and of all thy sons,
The weal or woe in thee is plac’d; beware! John Milton.
Ireland ought to be considered, not only in its own interest, but likewise in relation to England, upon whose weal in the main, that of this kingdom depends. William Temple.
Blood hath been shed
Ere human statute purg’d the gen’ral weal. William Shakespeare.
How shall the muse, from such a monarch steal
An hour, and not defraud the publick weal. Alexander Pope.
The mark of a stripe.
Etymology: welan , Saxon; wealust, Dutch.
Like warts or weals it hangs upon her skin. John Donne.
WEAL ("Big WEAL") is a gospel radio station in Greensboro, North Carolina targeting African Americans. It is at 1510 and broadcasts only during daylight hours allowing "clear channel" station WLAC in Nashville, Tennessee to cover the southern portion of the Atlantic coast. Owned by Stuart Epperson's Truth Broadcasting Corporation, the station's studios are near Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, and a transmitter site is downtown.
Weal is a noun which refers to a person's well-being, prosperity, happiness, or welfare. It can also refer to a red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure.
the mark of a stripe. See Wale
to mark with stripes. See Wale
a sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare
the body politic; the state; common wealth
to promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous
Etymology: [OE. wele, AS. wela, weola, wealth, from wel well. See Well, adv., and cf. Wealth.]
WEAL is a gospel radio station in Greensboro, North Carolina targeting African Americans. It is located at 1510 and broadcasts only during daylight hours allowing "clear channel" station WLAC in Nashville, Tennessee to cover the southern portion of the Atlantic coast.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wēl, n. state of being well: a sound or prosperous state: welfare.—adj. Weal′-bal′anced (Shak.), explained by Schmidt as kept in a state of just proportion by reasons of state.—n. Weals′man (Shak.), a statesman.—The public, general, or common weal, the well-being, interest, and prosperity of the country. [A.S. wela, wealth, bliss; Ger. wohl.]
wēl, n. a form of wale.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A wicker basket used for catching eels.
What does WEAL stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WEAL acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Weal is ranked #83226 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Weal surname appeared 226 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Weal.
52.2% or 118 total occurrences were Black.
41.5% or 94 total occurrences were White.
3.5% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of weal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of weal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There is no prestige in writing if the purpose of writing is not for the weal of the people.
He only does not live in vain Who all the means within his reach Employs?his wealth, his thought, his speech? T?advance the weal of other men.
Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe--the open sesame to every soul.
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