Definition of welkin
What does welkin mean?
- the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
- 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
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, ...
The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Two gentlemen of Verona. Comedy of errors. Love's labour's lost (1821)
by William Shakespeare, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe, George Steevens, Alexander Pope, Edward Capell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson
By thy favour, sweet WELKIN,] Welkin is the sky, to which Armadb, with the false dignity of a Spaniard, makes an apology for sighing in its face. JOHNSON. Re-enter MOTH and COSTARD. MOTH. A wonder, master; here's a 326 ...
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 ...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)
— No chirping lark the welkin flieen invokes . Gay.
Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary (2012)
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.
Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad (2006)
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.
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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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