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Definition of "welsher" [welsh•er]

  • Alternative spelling of welcher. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "welsher" in a sentence
  • "One of them was the "welsher," Ben Davis; the other, a smaller, quieter man, with a keen, vivacious Hebrew eye and an olive-tinted skin, a"
  • ""Make me!" retorted the "welsher," defiant in his stout-built square strength, and ready to brazen the matter out."
  • "Meanwhile the "welsher," driven off the course by a hooting and indignant crowd, shaking the water from his clothes, with bitter oaths, and livid with a deadly passion at his exile from the harvest-field of his lawless gleanings, went his way, with a savage vow of vengeance against the "d---- d dandy," the "Guards 'swell," who had shown him up before the world as the scoundrel he was."