Definition of the noun welkin
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noun - plural: welkins
- the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonyms of welkin: celestial sphere / empyrean / firmament / heavens / sphere / vault of heaven
- more generic word: surface = the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
- apex of the sun's way / solar apex / apex = the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
- celestial point = a point in the heavens
- nadir = the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
- zenith = the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
- zodiac = a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic
Alternative definition of the noun welkin
Welkin is a musical group.
- albums: "The_Origin", "Traces", "Angel Inside"
"Welkin" is a book by Aaron McCollough.
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Canadian Semantic Web (2006)
by Mamadou Tadiou Koné, Daniel Lemire
Designed for metadata analysts, Welkin is a graph based tool that provides global view and cluster characteristics of its data. According to the SIMILE team “ Welkin is not meant to be a tool to discover a single RDF statement out of thousands, ...
by Isaac Plant Fleming
Welkin is an adjective meaning rolling, used substantively to denote the sky; hence singular, and never plural. 18. In forming the plurals of Proper names we retain the spelling unchanged ; as, the three Marys, unless they have become, ...
Illustrations of English Philology ... Consisting of I. A critical examination of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary. II. Remarks on Mr. D. Stewart's essay “On the tendency of some late philological speculations.” To which is now added, An Advertisement; containing extracts from the English Lexicon, publishing in the Encyclopædia Metropolitana, and from the English Dictionary of Dr. Johnson (1826)
by Charles RICHARDSON (LL.D.)
WELKIN,gWELKiN, n.s. (from pealcan ...
— No chirping lark the welkin flieen invokes . Gay.
by Alexander Schmidt
welkin, Mids. III, 2, 356. Start,subst. 1)a sudden and involuntary motion of the body: these flaws and —s... wouldwell become a womans story,Mcb. III, 4,63. 2) a hasty fit, a sudden and capricious impulse; a.
by J. Blaine Hudson
In mirthful glee we'll dance and sing, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, With shouts we'll make the welkin ring, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, Shout! shout aloud! the bondsman's free This , this is Freedom's jubilee Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra, Hurra. 22.
by William D. Crump
welkin [heaven] rings / 'Glory to the King of Kings.'” The wording of this first couplet was too archaic for George Whitefield, a Calvinist and Wesley's associate , who revised the couplet to “Hark! The herald angels sing: / 'Glory to the new— born ...
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Scrabble value of W4E1L1K5I1N1
The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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