Definition of whelp

Definition of whelp
  1. whelp Noun the young of a mammal.
  2. whelp Noun an insolent youth.
  3. whelp Noun one of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship.
  4. whelp Noun a tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket, def. 2; cog, def. 1).
  5. whelp Verb to give birth.
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