Welcome Wel"come, n. [1913 Webster] 1. Salutation to a newcomer. ``Welcome ever smiles.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome. [1913 Webster]

His warmest welcome at an inn. --Shenstone. [1913 Webster]

Truth finds an entrance and a welcome too. --South. [1913 Webster]

{To bid welcome}, to receive with professions of kindness. [1913 Webster]

To thee and thy company I bid A hearty welcome. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.