Definición de welkin en inglés:

welkin

Saltos de línea: wel¦kin
Pronunciación: /ˈwɛlkɪn
 
/

sustantivo

literary
The sky or heaven.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When the welkin had ceased to ring with their laughter and screeches, it was customary to join forces and proceed arm-in-arm to spend the evening in the town.
  • The loud noise of rushing elephants resembled the roars of the clouds in the welkin, in the season of rains.

Origen

Old English wolcen 'cloud, sky', of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch wolk and German Wolke.

Frases

make the welkin ring

Make a very loud sound: the crew made the welkin ring with their hurrahs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A large crowd was on the piers to witness her departure, and they made the welkin ring with their cheers.
  • Mark and his companions made the welkin ring with their shouts at the old man's answer.
  • For almost two hours, dignified doctors made the welkin ring with catcalls, boos, and cries of ‘Sit down!’

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