welch

v To fail to meet an obligation. He welched on his promise to help paint my house. 1930s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • Welch — heißen die Orte in den USA Welch (Ohio) Welch (Oklahoma) Welch (West Virginia) Welch (Texas) Welch Township (Minnesota) Welch Township (Missouri) Welch ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adonijah Welch (1821–1889), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Welch's — Type Subsidiary of National Grape Cooperative Association Industry Beverages and Foods Founded 1869 Vineland, New Jersey Founder(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Welch — can refer to: *Welsh (disambiguation) (an obsolete anglicised spelling) *Welch s, US brand for fruit based products *Welch, a verb meaning to fail to pay a lost bet *The Royal Welch Fusiliers, a British Army regiment * The Welch Regiment, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Welch — Welch, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 597 Housing Units (2000): 295 Land area (2000): 0.456193 sq. miles (1.181534 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.456193 sq. miles (1.181534 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • welch — [welʆ ǁ welʆ, weltʆ] also welsh verb [intransitive] informal if someone welches on a deal, they fail to do what they promised to: • If they welch on this agreement, who will want to deal with them in future? * * * welch UK US (also welsh …   Financial and business terms

  • Welch — /welch, welsh/, adj., n. Welsh. /welch, welsh/, n. 1. James, born 1940, U.S. poet and novelist. 2. Joseph Nye, 1890 1960, U.S. trial lawyer. 3. Robert, Jr., 1899 1985, U.S. candy manufacturer: founder of the John Birch Society 1958. 4. William… …   Universalium

  • Welch, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 597 Housing Units (2000): 295 Land area (2000): 0.456193 sq. miles (1.181534 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.456193 sq. miles (1.181534 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Welch, WV — U.S. city in West Virginia Population (2000): 2683 Housing Units (2000): 1453 Land area (2000): 3.267571 sq. miles (8.462969 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.267571 sq. miles (8.462969 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • welch´er — welch «wehlch, wehlsh», intransitive verb. = welsh. (Cf. ↑welsh) –welch´er, noun. Welch «wehlch, wehlsh», adjective, noun. = Welsh. (Cf. ↑Welsh) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welch — Welch, a. See {Welsh}. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Welch — Porté en Angleterre, le nom désigne le plus souvent, tout comme ses variantes Walsh, Welsh, celui qui vient du pays de Galles. Il peut aussi avoir simplement le sens d étranger (germanique walah). Le nom Welch (variante : Welche) est également… …   Noms de famille

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