Meaning of “weal” in the English Dictionary

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"weal" in British English

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wealnoun [ C ]

uk /wiːl/ us /wiːl/

a raised mark on the skin caused by being hit or injured in some other way:

His back was covered with weals where he had been repeatedly beaten.

(Definition of “weal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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