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felly1

[fel-ee] /ˈfɛl i/
noun, plural fellies.
1.
Origin
Middle English felien (plural), variant of felwe felloe

felly2

[fel-ee] /ˈfɛl i/
adverb
1.
in a fell manner; fiercely; ruthlessly.
Origin
1250-1300; Middle English felliche. See fell3, -ly
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felloe

/ˈfɛləʊ/
noun (pl) -loes, -lies
1.
a segment or the whole rim of a wooden wheel to which the spokes are attached and onto which a metal tyre is usually shrunk
Word Origin
Old English felge; related to Old High German felga, Middle Dutch velge, of unknown origin
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