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  • adj. superlative form of fell: most fell.


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  • Many years earlier, Sir Richard Owen, the English anatomist, had joined the chorus, declaring, after examining a skull, that the Thylacine was 'one of the fellest and most destructive of predatory beasts.'

    Simon Welfare: A Tiger Killed by Hype

  • But thou keptest thy secret and fellest sick, while she told her secret and they said she had gone mad; so she is now in prison, with an iron chain about her neck, in most piteous plight; but, Allah willing, the healing of both of you shall come from my hand.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Replied Kan makan, Know thou that this steed was being carried to my uncle King Sasan, under the escort of an ancient dame high in rank attended by ten slaves, when thou fellest upon her and tookest the horse from her; and I have a debt of blood against this old woman for the sake of my grandfather

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The fellest abuse does not succeed in inflicting the slightest wound.

    Ayala's Angel

  • ‘That d — d old madman is madder than ever,’ said Lake, in his fellest tones, looking steadfastly with his peculiar gaze upon the closed door.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Inquire when, how, by what means, thou fellest into this distemper; and if thou findest negligence, carelessness, want of keeping watch over thyself, to have lain at the bottom of it, fix thy soul there, -- bewail that before the

    Of Temptation

  • What was the state and condition of thy soul before thou fellest into the entanglements of that sin which now thou so complainest of?

    Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers

  • With how much more reason, then, were it but right, might I call upon the Omnipotent, than thou who fellest upon happy times, which we all now living in wretched Italy may envy!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

  • Of Douglas and of dark Dundee, the fellest of our foes?

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843


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