See also: Welch

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alternative form of welsh, from Welsh.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /wɛlt͡ʃ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛltʃ

NounEdit

welch (plural welches)

  1. A person who defaults on an obligation, especially a small one.
    She's a welch. That watering-can isn't hers: I lent it to her three years ago.

VerbEdit

welch (third-person singular simple present welches, present participle welching, simple past and past participle welched)

  1. To fail to repay a small debt.
  2. To fail to fulfill an obligation.

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