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

 weal /ˈwi(ə)l/
 福利,幸福,鞭痕

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 weal /ˈwɪ(ə)l/ 名詞
 風團

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weal n. The mark of a stripe.  See Wale.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weal, v. t. To mark with stripes.  See Wale.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weal, n.
 1. A sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare.
    God . . . grant you wele and prosperity.   --Chaucer.
    As we love the weal of our souls and bodies.   --Bacon.
    To him linked in weal or woe.   --Milton.
    Never was there a time when it more concerned the public weal that the character of the Parliament should stand high.   --Macaulay.
 2. The body politic; the state; common wealth.  [Obs.]
    The special watchmen of our English weal.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weal, v. t. To promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous.  [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 weal
      n : a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a
          whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions [syn: wale,
           welt, wheal]