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Meaning of FELLY

Pronunciation:  'felee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
 

FELLY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: felloe
 
 See Also: rim, wheel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fel"ly\, adv.
    In a fell or cruel manner; fiercely; barbarously; savagely.
    --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \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}.]
    
          Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel.
                                                   --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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