felly

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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 and Etymology 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


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