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See also: welterweight
welter-weight (not comparable)
between lightweight and middleweight
welter-weight (plural welter-weights)
- (boxing) a boxer weighing more than a lightweight boxer and less than a middleweight boxer; someone boxing in the welterweight class
- (horse racing) A weight of 28 pounds (or 40 pounds: a heavy welterweight), sometimes imposed in addition to weight for age, chiefly in steeplechases and hurdle races.