Definition of make the welkin ring in English:

make the welkin ring

phrase

literary
  • Make a very loud sound.

    ‘the crew made the welkin ring with its hurrahs’
    • ‘After the compromise was agreed to, the honest patriots of the country made the welkin ring with rejoicings, under the belief that it implied non-intervention in its broadest sense.’
    • ‘A large crowd was on the piers to witness her departure, and they made the welkin ring with their cheers.’
    • ‘Mark and his companions made the welkin ring with their shouts at the old man's answer.’
    • ‘For almost two hours, dignified doctors made the welkin ring with catcalls, boos, and cries of ‘Sit down!’’