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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.

Usage examples (34)
  • And the orient welkin is smit to flame with auroral crimsoning.
  • The welkin is being made to ring with the figures of unemployment insurance registrations.
  • Rides the bleak puffing winds, that feem to fpit Their foam fparfe thro 'the welkin, which is nothing If not beheld.
  • And the spray of its wrath to the welkin up-soars, for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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