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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wel·ter·weight /ˈwɛltɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wel·ter·weight n.
 1. Horse Racing A weight of 28 pounds (one of 40 pounds is called a heavy welterweight) sometimes imposed in addition to weight for age, chiefly in steeplechases and hurdle races.
 2.  A boxer or wrestler whose weight is intermediate between that of a lightweight and that of a middleweight.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a
           horse race (such as a steeple chase or hurdle race)
      2: an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds
      3: a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds
      4: a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds