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Definition of Fell

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Fell Fell, n. [AS. fell; akin to D. vel, OHG. fel, G. fell, Icel. fell (in comp.), Goth fill in [thorn]rutsfill leprosy, L. pellis skin, G. ?. Cf. Film, Peel, Pell, n.] A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; -- used chiefly in composition, as woolfell. We are still handling our ewes, and their fells, you know, are greasy. --Shak.
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Fell Fell, n. [Icel. fell, fjally; akin to Sw. fj["a]ll a ridge or chain of mountains, Dan. fjeld mountain, rock and prob. to G. fels rock, or perh. to feld field, E. field.] 1. A barren or rocky hill. --T. Gray. 2. A wild field; a moor. --Dryton.
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Fell Fell, imp. of Fall.
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Fell Fell, a. [OE. fel, OF. fel cruel, fierce, perfidious; cf. AS. fel (only in comp.) OF. fel, as a noun also accus. felon, is fr. LL. felo, of unknown origin; cf. Arm fall evil, Ir. feal, Arm. falloni treachery, Ir. & Gael. feall to betray; or cf. OHG. fillan to flay, torment, akin to E. fell skin. Cf. Felon.] 1. Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous. While we devise fell tortures for thy faults. --Shak. 2. Eager; earnest; intent. [Obs.] I am so fell to my business. --Pepys.
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Fell Fell, n. [Cf. L. fel gall, bile, or E. fell, a.] Gall; anger; melancholy. [Obs.] Untroubled of vile fear or bitter fell. --Spenser.
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Fell Fell, n. (Mining) The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting.
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Fell Fell, v. t. [Cf. Gael. fill to fold, plait, Sw. f[*a]ll a hem.] To sew or hem; -- said of seams.
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Fell Fell, n. 1. (Sewing) A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses. 2. (Weaving) The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.

Meaning of Fell from wikipedia

- A fell (from Old Norse fell, fjall, "mountain") is a high and barren landscape feature, such as a mountain range or moor-covered hills. The term is most...
- Felling is the process of cutting down individual trees, an element of the task of logging. The person cutting the trees is a feller. In hand felling...
- Fell Terrier refers to a regional type of long-legged working terrier, not a specific breed of dog. Fell terriers are types of small working terriers developed...
- Cross Fell is the highest mountain in the Pennine Hills of Northern England and the highest point in England outside the Lake District. It is located in...
- Deadwater Fell is a four-part British drama television miniseries written and created by Daisy Coulam. It stars David Tennant as a doctor whose wife and...
- Felled seam, or flat-fell seam, is a seam made by placing one edge inside a folded edge of fabric, then stitching the fold down. The fold encases the...
- Goat Fell (marked as Goatfell by the Ordnance Survey; Scottish Gaelic: Gaoda Bheinn) is the highest point on the Isle of Arran. At 874 metres (2,866 ft)...
- The Fell Pony is a versatile, working breed of mountain and moorland pony originating in the north of England in ****berland and Westmorland (now ****bria)...
- Margaret Fell or Margaret Fox (1614 – 23 April 1702) was a founder of the Religious Society of Friends. Known po****rly as the "mother of Quakerism", she...
- Richard Taylor Fell CVO (born 11 November 1948) was the British High Commissioner to New Zealand and the colonial Governor of the Pitcairn, Henderson,...
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