Fellow Fel"low, n. [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. f[=e]lagi, fr. f[=e]lag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f[=e] property + lag a laying, pl. l["o]g law, akin to liggja to lie. See {Fee}, and {Law}, {Lie} to be low.] 1. A companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer. [1913 Webster]

The fellows of his crime. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

We are fellows still, Serving alike in sorrow. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

That enormous engine was flanked by two fellows almost of equal magnitude. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster]

Note: Commonly used of men, but sometimes of women. --Judges xi. 37. [1913 Webster]

2. A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man. [1913 Webster]

Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. An equal in power, rank, character, etc. [1913 Webster]

It is impossible that ever Rome Should breed thy fellow. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male. [1913 Webster]

When they be but heifers of one year, . . . they are let go to the fellow and breed. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

This was my glove; here is the fellow of it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. A person; an individual. [1913 Webster]

She seemed to be a good sort of fellow. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

6. In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges. [1913 Webster]

7. In an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation. [1913 Webster]

8. A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society. [1913 Webster]

Note: Fellow is often used in compound words, or adjectively, signifying associate, companion, or sometimes equal. Usually, such compounds or phrases are self-explanatory; as, fellow-citizen, or fellow citizen; fellow-student, or fellow student; fellow-workman, or fellow workman; fellow-mortal, or fellow mortal; fellow-sufferer; bedfellow; playfellow; workfellow. [1913 Webster]

Were the great duke himself here, and would lift up My head to fellow pomp amongst his nobles. --Ford. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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