(Well"-lik`ing) a. Being in good condition. [Obs. or Archaic]
They also shall bring forth more fruit in their age, and shall be fat and well-liking.Bk. of Com. Prayer
(Well`-man"nered) a. Polite; well- bred; complaisant; courteous. Dryden.
(Well"-mean`er) n. One whose intention is good. "Well-meaners think no harm." Dryden.
(Well"-mean`ing), a. Having a good intention.
(Well`-na"tured) a. Good-natured; kind.
Well-natured, temperate, and wise.Denham.
(Well"-nigh`) adv. Almost; nearly. Chaucer.
(Well"-plight`ed) a. Being well folded. [Obs.] "Her well-plighted frock." Spenser.
(Well"-read`) a. Of extensive reading; deeply versed; often followed by in.
(Well"-seen`) a. Having seen much; hence, accomplished; experienced. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
Well-seen in arms and proved in many a fight.Spenser.
1. Properly or firmly set.
2. Well put together; having symmetry of parts.
(Well"-sped`) a. Having good success.
(Well"-spo`ken) a. [Well + speak.]
1. Speaking well; speaking with fitness or grace; speaking kindly. "A knight well-spoken." Shak.
2. Spoken with propriety; as, well-spoken words.
(Well"spring`) n. A fountain; a spring; a source of continual supply.
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it; but the instruction of fools is folly.Prov. xvi.
(Well"-will`er) n. One who wishes well, or means kindly. [R.] "A well-willer of yours." Brydges.
(Well"-wish`) n. A wish of happiness. "A well-wish for his friends." Addison.
(Well"wish`er) n. One who wishes another well; one who is benevolently or friendlily inclined.
(We'll) Contraction for we will or we shall. "We'll follow them." Shak.
(Wels) n. [G.] (Zoöl.) The sheatfish; called also waller.
(Welsh) a. [AS. wælisc, welisc, from wealh a stranger, foreigner, not of Saxon origin, a Welshman,
a Celt, Gael; akin to OHG. walh, whence G. wälsch or welsch, Celtic, Welsh, Italian, French, Foreign,
strange, OHG. walhisc; from the name of a Celtic tribe. See Walnut.] Of or pertaining to Wales, or its
inhabitants. [Sometimes written also Welch.]