Welt

Welt [ welt  ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a ridge on the skin caused by whip or cane
2. (n.) a strip of leather stitched into a shoe between the upper and the sole
3. (n.) a blow or lash which produces a ridge on the body
4. (tr. v.) to flog or beat soundly
5. (tr. v.) to reinforce with a welt
6. (intr. v.) to be marked with welts
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The jockey was fined for indiscriminately whipping his horse during the race thereby causing welts on its flanks.
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