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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip).

Usage examples (34)
  • Once she struck him with a stick and left a great weal on his arm.
  • Noun : the public weal; weal and woe
  • In every free State where conjunctures like the present are not foreseen, you must be sensible that the public weal is endangered by every storm.
  • The youthful and brave and handsome Vikarna, O bull among men, brought up in luxury and deserving of every kind of weal, now sleepeth amid the dust, O Madhava! for more
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