whelp: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hwelp, welp), [key]
- the young of the dog, or of the wolf, bear, lion, tiger, seal, etc.
- a youth, esp. an impudent or despised one.
- any of a series of longitudinal projections or ridges on the barrel of a capstan, windlass, etc.
- any of the teeth of a sprocket wheel.
- (of a female dog, lion, etc.) to give birth to (young).
- whelp (Thesaurus)