American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of felly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See felly.
- n. rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
- Middle English felwe, from Old English felg 'harrow, felloe'. Doublet of and more at felly. (Wiktionary)
“You do not disrespect and hate felloe democrats ... and figure that in the end it won't matter - they will vote DEM anyway.”
“Actually, it is YOU and your ATHEIST and WRONG CHRISTIAN felloe travelers who are dysfunctional!”
“But the Señorita must be waked at once and take the road with Dicco, moving towards the best, or weakest, bars of the cage; for, though the net was spread, the great spider himself was not yet amove down its spokes and round the felloe.”
“Never, over nave or felloe, did thy axe (_q. _ hammer?) strike such a stroke.”
“It was a smoking furnace down there, and soon the felloe and spokes would be injured by the flames and heat.”
“A fine old felloe," said I-- "full of fun, well informed, convivial, age about sixty, well preserved, splendid face --”
“It will be an evil day for the world when the nave shall leave its place and contend for that of the felloe.”
“Psychologist Avenue, led us directly to a semicircular civic center at the water front, from which the principal avenues radiated toward the outer wall like the spokes of a wheel from the hub toward the felloe.”
“Then the wheelwright lays his axe to its roots that he may fashion a felloe for the wheel of some goodly chariot, and it lies seasoning by the waterside.”
“He had knocked one felloe off the rim and was hitting at the spokes.”
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