WHELP, n. L.
1. The young of the canine species, and of several other beasts of prey; a puppy; a cub; as a bear robbed of her whelps; lions whelps.
2. A son; in contempt.
3. A young man; in contempt.
WHELP, v.i. To bring forth young, as the female of the canine species and some other beasts of prey.
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