Felly meaning

fĕlō
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The rim or a section of the rim of a wheel supported by spokes.
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The rim of a spoked wheel, or a segment of the rim.
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In a fell manner; with cruelty.
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The outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes.
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(now rare) Fiercely, harshly.
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Origin of felly

  • Middle English felie, felwe from Old English felg

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English fely, from Old English felge, dative of felg, from Proto-Germanic *felgǭ (cf. East Frisian feelge, Dutch velg, German Felge), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥g̑ʰ- (cf. Polish płoza 'sliding iron', Old Church Slavonic plĭzati 'to creep, crawl').

    From Wiktionary

  • From fell +‎ -ly.

    From Wiktionary