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Definitions for welkin
ˈwɛl kɪnwelkin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkinnoun

    the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Wiktionary

  1. welkinnoun

    The sky, the upper air; the heavens.

    Etymology: From welkne, wolkne, from wolcnu, plural of wolcen, from wulknan, from welg-. Cognate with wolk, Wulke, Wolke, welken. More at welk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Welkinnoun

    the visible regions of the air; the vault of heaven; the sky

    Etymology: [OE. welken, welkene, welkne, wolcne, weolcne, AS. wolcen, pl. wolcnu, a cloud; akin to D. wolk, OFries. wolken, OS. wolkan, G. wolke, OHG. wolchan, and probably to G. welk withered, OHG. welc moist, Russ. & OSlav. vlaga moisture, Lith. vilgyti to moisten.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Welkin

    wel′kin, n. the sky or region of clouds.—adj. (Shak.) sky-blue. [A.S. wolcnu, pl. of wolcen, cloud, air, sky; Ger. wolke, cloud.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. welkin

    [from, the Anglo-Saxon, weal can]. The visible firmament.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of welkin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of welkin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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