welkin

[ UK /wˈɛlkɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
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How To Use welkin In A Sentence

  • Such a cynosure, at least in aspect, and something such too in nature, though with important variations made apparent as the story proceeds, was welkin-eyed Billy Budd, or Baby Budd, as more familiarly under circumstances hereafter to be given he at last came to be called, aged twenty-one, a foretopman of the British fleet toward the close of the last decade of the eighteenth century. Billy Budd
  • Somewhere up above, either a basso profundo or a talking walrus was making the welkin ring. SOMETHING IN THE WATER
  • Amid cheers that rent the welkin, responded to by answering cheers from a big muster of henchmen on the distant Cambrian and Caledonian hills, the mastodontic pleasureship slowly moved away saluted by a final floral tribute from the representatives of the fair sex who were present in large numbers while, as it proceeded down the river, escorted by a flotilla of barges, the flags of the Ballast office and Custom House were dipped in salute as were also those of the electrical power station at the Ulysses
  • On the sidewalk Soapy began to yell drunken gibberish at the top of his harsh voice. He danced, howled, raved , and otherwise disturbed the welkin.
  • They were saying you were a developer or was working on Welkin and I was curious if you still are?
  • Amid cheers that rent the welkin, responded to by answering cheers from a big muster of henchmen on the distant Cambrian and Caledonian hills, the mastodontic pleasureship slowly moved away saluted by a final floral tribute from the representatives of the fair sex who were present in large numbers while, as it proceeded down the river, escorted by a flotilla of barges, the flags of the Ballast office and Custom Ulysses
  • To him, the spirit lodged within Billy, and looking out from his welkin eyes as from windows, that ineffability it was which made the dimple in his dyed cheek, suppled his joints, and dancing in his yellow curls made him preeminently the Handsome Sailor. Billy Budd
  • On the sidewalk Soapy began to yell drunken gibberish at the top of his harsh voice. He danced, howled, raved , and otherwise disturbed the welkin.
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