As night advanced, the scud blew wildly across the welkin, and some time after sunset floods of rain descended.
All right, then; that letter I wrote is a shirt, and the welkin's the ruffle on it.
Alf Reesling proposed three cheers for President Wilson, and again the welkin rang.
"It's the writing of that fellow welkin," said Smythe gruffly.
Sit down and let us number them, Ten times one hundred in all; Let us hoist the pennants of war, The welkin rings with the tumult.
First, there was the fact that this welkin went for long walks.
She made the welkin ring with her merry laugh, as she took the wrapping paper from a dusty bottle of claret.
Fearful was the din of the shrieks and shouts which rent the welkin.
Gay cavaliers on horseback, and maidens prancing by their side, made the welkin ring with loud and mirthful discourse.
Boothblacks and newsboys were among them, and they made the welkin ring with their shouts.
"sky" (poetic), Old English wolcen "cloud," from Proto-Germanic *welk- (cf. Old Saxon wolkan, Old Frisian wolken, Middle Dutch wolke, Dutch wolk, Old High German wolka, German Wolke "cloud," from PIE *welgh- "wet" (cf. Lithuanian vilgyti "to moisten," Old Church Slavonic viaga "moisture," Czech vlhky "damp").