Found 3 items, similar to welter.
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English → English
n : a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter
v 1: toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way; “The
shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours”
2: roll around, “pigs were wallowing in the mud”
3: be immersed in; “welter in work”
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Weltered
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [Freq. of OE. walten to roll over, AS.
wealtan; akin to LG. weltern, G. walzen to roll, to waltz,
sich w["a]lzen to welter, OHG. walzan to roll, Icel. velta,
Dan. v[ae]lte, Sw. v["a]ltra, v["a]lta; cf. Goth. waltjan;
probably akin to E. wallow, well, v. i. [root]146. See
, v. i., and cf. Waltz
1. To roll, as the body of an animal; to tumble about,
especially in anything foul or defiling; to wallow.
When we welter in pleasures and idleness, then we
eat and drink with drunkards. --Latimer.
These wizards welter in wealth's waves. --Spenser.
He must not float upon his watery bier
Unwept, and welter to the parching wind,
Without the meed of some melodious tear. --Milton.
The priests at the altar . . . weltering in their
2. To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
“The weltering waves.”
Waves that, hardly weltering, die away.
Through this blindly weltering sea. --Trench.
, v. t. [Cf. Wilt
, v. i.]
To wither; to wilt. [R.]
Weltered hearts and blighted . . . memories. --I.
, a. (Horse Racing)
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted
race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes.
1. That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows;
filth; mire; slough.
The foul welter of our so-called religious or other
2. A rising or falling, as of waves; as, the welter of the
billows; the welter of a tempest.