Whelked
Whelked \Whelked\, a. Having whelks; whelky; as, whelked horns. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • whelked — /hwelkt, welkt/, adj. ridged like the shell of a snail: a whelked horn. [1550 60; WHELK1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • whelked — I. kt adjective Etymology: whelk (I) + ed : formed like a whelk shell : twisted, convoluted whelked horns II. adjective Etym …   Useful english dictionary

  • whelked — adj. pimply; resembling a whelk, spiral shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wave — Wave, v. t. 1. To move one way and the other; to brandish. [[AE]neas] waved his fatal sword. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise into inequalities of surface; to give an undulating form a surface to. [1913 Webster] Horns whelked and waved like the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Welked — Welked, v. t. See {Whelked}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wealked — variant of welked, whelked …   Useful english dictionary

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