“…in a welter of battle that crimsoned the frozen snow…”
-Lord of Samarcand
move in a turbulent fashion:
lie steeped in blood with no help or care.
2. a large number of items in no order; a confused mass:
synonyms: confusion • jumble • tangle • mess • hodgepodge •
mishmash • mass
a state of general disorder:
Middle English (in the sense ‘writhe, wallow’): from Middle Dutch and Middle Low German welteren.
3. short for welterweight. The welterweight division, instituted at the beginning of the gloved era, is thought to have been so-named due to it being a "catch-weight” division where lightweights might challenge middleweights.