One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.
A child; a youth; -- jocosely or in contempt.
To bring forth young; -- said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey.
To bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to.
To give birth to, used of all dogs and wolves: to litter. Also used as a noun to denote a puppy.
A young puppy, or to bear puppies.
n. young dog, pup, etc.
to give birth; said of female dogs.
To bear young (that is, to have pups or cubs).
young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
birth; "the dog whelped"
a puppy that is still nursing on his/her mother's milk
a young creature, usually a human child
a young dog just as a child is a young human being
The act of parturition in the bitch, the birth of puppies.