|1.||a raised or strengthened seam or edge, sewn in or on a knitted garment|
|2.||another word for weal|
|3.||(in shoemaking) a strip of leather, etc, put in between the outer sole and the inner sole and upper|
|4.||to put a welt in (a garment, etc)|
|5.||to beat or flog soundly|
|[C15: origin unknown]|
A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.