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Wheal   Listen

A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.  Synonyms: wale, weal, welt.

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"Wheal" Quotes from Famous Books

... specimen. His face and throat were streaked with black. There was an angry wheal across his cheek. One of the genus tramp would have scorned his charred clothes. Keith cared for none of these details. He wanted to unload his ...
— Gunsight Pass - How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West • William MacLeod Raine

... cried, in a snarling sob. "You dog!" And his lash came down and cut a long red wheal across Sir Oliver's ...
— The Sea-Hawk • Raphael Sabatini

Words linked to "Wheal" :   hurt, injury, trauma, harm, welt, weal

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