fell

  • 1 Fell — (et) …

    Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • 2 Fell — Fell …

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  • 3 Fell — (from the Old Norse fjall , mountain ) is a word used to refer to mountains, or certain types of mountainous landscape, in Scandinavia, the Isle of Man, and parts of England.EnglandIn Northern England, especially in the Lake District and in the… …

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  • 4 Fell — Fell: Das gemeingerm. Substantiv mhd., ahd. vel, got. fill, engl. fell, schwed. fjäll »Hautschuppe« bedeutete ursprünglich »Haut« (von Mensch und Tier). Es ist verwandt mit lat. pellis »Fell, Pelz, Haut« (↑ Pelle und ↑ Pelz) und griech. pélla… …

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  • 5 Fell — Sn std. (8. Jh.), mhd. vel, ahd. fel Stammwort. Aus g. * fella n. Haut, Fell , auch in gt. * fill (gt. filleins ledern , gt. þrutsfill Aussatz ), anord. fjall, fell, ae. fell. Dieses aus voreinzelsprachl. * pelno n. Fell, Haut , auch in l. pellis …

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  • 6 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.… …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 fell — Ⅰ. fell [2] ► VERB 1) cut down (a tree). 2) knock down. 3) stitch down (the edge of a seam) to lie flat. DERIVATIVES feller noun. ORIGIN Old English, related to FALL …

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  • 9 Fell — Fell, n. [Cf. L. fel gall, bile, or E. fell, a.] Gall; anger; melancholy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Untroubled of vile fear or bitter fell. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 fell — fell·age; fell·er; fell·ness; fell; …

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  • 11 fell — fell1 [fel] vi., vt. pt. of FALL fell2 [fel] vt. [ME fellen < OE fællan, fellan (< Gmc * falljan), caus. of feallan (< Gmc * fallan), FALL] 1. to cause to fall; knock down [to fell an opponent with a blow] 2. t …

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  • 12 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A wild field; a moor.… …

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  • 13 Fell — Fell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Felled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Felling}.] [AS. fellan, a causative verb fr. feallan to fall; akin to D. vellen, G. f[ a]llen, Icel. fella, Sw. f[ a]lla, Dan. f[ae]lde. See {Fall}, v. i.] To cause to fall; to prostrate; to… …

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  • 14 fell|er — fell|er1 «FEHL uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that fells. 2. a part attached to a sewing machine to fell seams. ╂[< fell2 + er1] fell|er2 «FEHL uhr», noun. Dialect. fellow: »There was a feller here once by the name of Jim Smiley, in the… …

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  • 15 Fell — Fell, imp. of {Fall}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Fell — Fell, n. (Mining) The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Fell — Fell, v. t. [Cf. Gael. fill to fold, plait, Sw. f[*a]ll a hem.] To sew or hem; said of seams. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Weaving) The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Fell — A method of finishing a seam that is intended to be neat and flat. A fell may be done by hand or by machine …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 20 Fell [1] — Fell, 1) behaarte Haut eines Thieres; 2) die Haut kleinerer Thiere, welche nicht abgestreift wird; 3) die gegerbte Haut kleinerer Thiere (z.B. Kalb , Schaf , Ziegenfell); werden nach Dechern von 10 Stück od. Dutzend verhandelt; 4) (Anat.), so v.w …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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