What Does Whelp Mean?

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Whelping is to dogs as childbirth is to humans. It is simply the veterinarian term for the process of a dog giving birth to her puppies.
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whelp
[hwelp, welp]
NOUN
1.
the young of the dog, or of the wolf, bear, lion, tiger, seal, etc.
2.
a youth, especially an impudent or despised one.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT), VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
3.
(of a female dog, lion, etc.) to give birth to (young).
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