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felly

play
noun, fel·ly \ˈfe-lē\

Definition of felly

plural fellies or felloes

  1. :  the exterior rim or a segment of the rim of a wheel supported by the spokes



Variants of felly

or felloe play \-(ˌ)lō\

Origin of felly

Middle English fely, felive, from Old English felg; akin to Old High German felga felly, Old English fealg piece of plowed land


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with felly


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