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welter
v. wallow, be soaked (as in blood); be immersed or entangled in
 
n. confusion, turmoil; chaos, disorder; wallowing, rolling around in; welterweight

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Welter
Welter may refer to welterweight, a weight class division in combat sports, especially boxing.

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welter

Noun
1. a confused multitude of things
(synonym) clutter, jumble, muddle, mare's nest, smother
(hypernym) disorderliness, disorder
(hyponym) rummage

Verb
1. toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way; "The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours"
(hypernym) roll over
2. roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
(synonym) wallow
(hypernym) move
3. be immersed in; "welter in work"


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wélter
nm. welterweight, boxing weight between lightweight and middleweight

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Welter
(v. i.)
To wither; to wilt.
  
 
(v. i.)
To roll, as the body of an animal; to tumble about, especially in anything foul or defiling; to wallow.
  
 
(v. i.)
To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
  
 
(n.)
That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows; filth; mire; slough.
  
 
(n.)
A rising or falling, as of waves; as, the welter of the billows; the welter of a tempest.
  
 
(a.)
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes.
  

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