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Whelp Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
  • birth; "the dog whelped"

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  • young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Whelp'

  • Whelp: Whelp may refer to: Whelping, the birthing of carnivorous mammals any young, carnivorous mammal; most commonly a puppy Whelp (tidal bore) in an undular
  • Lyon's Whelp: full rigged pinnaces, each of which carried the name Lion's Whelp. At least one Lion's Whelp participated in the English attempt to relieve the Huguenot
  • HMS Whelp (R37): For other ships with the same name, see HMS Whelp. HMS Whelp was one of eight W-class destroyers built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
  • HMS Whelp: Navy has borne the name HMS Whelp, while another was planned. Another twelve have borne the name Lion's Whelp: HMS Whelp was to have been a modified W-class
  • Whelping box: A whelping box (also nesting box or whelping pen) is designed to protect puppies during birth (whelping) and early life by keeping them safely contained
  • Foxwhelp: it is commented that "cider for strength [...] is best made of the Fox-whelp of the Forest of Dean, but which comes not to be drunk until two or three

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