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

 whelp /ˈhwɛlp, ˈwɛlp/

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

 whelp /ˈhwɛlp, ˈwɛlp/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whelp, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whelped p. pr. & vb. n. Whelping.] To bring forth young; -- said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whelp, v. t. To bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to.
    Unless she had whelped it herself, she could not have loved a thing better.   --B. Jonson.
    Did thy foul fancy whelp so black a scheme?   --Young.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whelp n.
 1. One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.  “A bear robbed of her whelps.”
 2. A child; a youth; -- jocosely or in contempt.
    That awkward whelp with his money bags would have made his entrance.   --Addison.
 3. Naut. One of the longitudinal ribs or ridges on the barrel of a capstan or a windless; -- usually in the plural; as, the whelps of a windlass.
 4. One of the teeth of a sprocket wheel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf [syn:
      v : birth; "the dog whelped" [syn: pup]