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make the welkin ring

To make a very loud, reverberating sound or noise. ("Welkin" is an archaic or literary word for the skies or the heavens, only used in contemporary English as a part of this phrase.) The candidate's speech was drowned out as the crowd made the welkin ring with their cheers. Participants of the town hall meeting made the welkin ring with their protestations.
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make the welkin ring

make a very loud sound.
Welkin is a poetic term for ‘the sky or heaven’, which is now found only in literary contexts and in this expression.
See also: make, ring
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The sun set and the blue welkin above turned a nameless colour - the same as the dunes around us.
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The only signals that you're in the right spot are the trawler doors sitting out by a loading dock and a weathered National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo--the gull, sea, and sky all beginning to fade to pale shades of welkin and lapis.
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Mony clustered clowde clefalle in clowtes, Torent uch a rayn ryfle and msched to the urthe, Fon never in forty dayes, and then the flod ryses, Overwaltes uche a wod and the wyde feldes; For when the water of the welkin with the worde mette, Alle that deth moght dryye drowned therinne (C 365-372).
made the welkin American 22 July 1848 (26 words) ring.
In our Internet Age, with emails and other information constantly whistling across the welkin, a company may have its data residing on servers in multiple countries or even continents.
But for those weaned on Welkin and co's battle to save the country of Gallia from invading forces, it's a disappointment.
welkin I'm hoping the fairytale isn't over yet for Overdose.
Every soldier was in tip top spirits, and they made the welkin ring with their union of strong voices raised in song and revelry.