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weal1 / wēl/ (also chiefly Med. wheal) • n. a red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure. ∎  Med. an area of the skin that is temporarily raised, typically reddened, and usually accompanied by itching. weal2 • n. formal that which is best for someone or something: I am holding this trial behind closed doors in the public weal.

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weal (weel) n. a transient swelling, confined to a small area of the skin, that is characteristic of urticaria and occurs following dermographism.

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weal1 †wealth, riches; welfare OE.; the public good XV. OE. wela = OS. welo :- WGmc. *welan-, f. *wel-; see WELL3.

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weal2 var of WALE infl. by WHEAL.

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