Definition of make the welkin ring in English:

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make the welkin ring

literary Make a very loud sound: the crew made the welkin ring with its hurrahs
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  • 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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