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This week's theme: Words with hidden animals.
welkin (WEL-kin) noun
The sky or heaven.
[From Old English wolcen (cloud).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"The MPs made the welkin, or at least the chamber, shake with mockery." Simon Hoggart; Master of the Euro Flimflam Mountain; The Guardian (London, UK); Jun 26, 2007.
I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed. -Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910)