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wale

wale

 
pronunciation:
weIl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the vertical ribs or ridges on the surface of a fabric, esp. corduroy.
definition 2: a raised mark on the skin caused by the stroke of a whip, rod, or the like; welt.
definition 3: (usu. pl.) any of the heavy planks running along the exterior sides of a wooden ship.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: waled, wales, waling
definition: to mark with wales, as by hitting with a whip.