felloe
Felly Fel"ly, n.; pl. {Fellies}. [OE. feli, felwe, felow, AS. felg, felge; akin to D. velg, G. felge, OHG. felga felly (also, a harrow, but prob. a different word), Dan. felge.] The exterior wooden rim, or a segment of the rim, of a wheel, supported by the spokes. [Written also {felloe}.] [1913 Webster]

Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Felloe — Fel loe, n. See {Felly}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • felloe — “rim of a spoked wheel,” early 15c., from felie (c.1200), from O.E. felga, pl. of felg “rim of a wheel,” from P.Gmc. *felz (O.S. felga, M.Du. velge, Du. velg, O.H.G. felga, Ger. Felge …   Etymology dictionary

  • felloe — [fel′ō] n. FELLY1 …   English World dictionary

  • felloe — noun see felly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • felloe — /fel oh/, n. the circular rim, or a part of the rim of a wheel, into which the outer ends of the spokes are inserted. Also, felly. [bef. 900; ME felwe, OE felg(e); c. G Felge] * * * …   Universalium

  • felloe — noun /ˈfɛləʊ/ the outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes …   Wiktionary

  • felloe — fellow …   American English homophones

  • felloe — fel·loe || feləʊ n. rim of a wheel into which spokes are inserted, felly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • felloe — fel•loe [[t]ˈfɛl oʊ[/t]] also felly I n. mac the part of the rim of a wheel into which the outer ends of the spokes are inserted • Etymology: bef. 900; ME felwe, OE felg(e) …   From formal English to slang

  • felloe — /ˈfɛloʊ/ (say feloh) noun the circular rim, or a part of the rim of a wheel, into which the outer ends of the spokes are inserted. Also, felly. {Middle English fely, felwe, Old English felg} …   Australian English dictionary

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