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  • Meliorism in massquantities, raffling receipts and sharing sweepstakes till navel, spokes and felloes hum like hymn.

    Finnegans Wake

  • And the work of the wheels was like the work of a chariot wheel: their axletrees, and their naves, and their felloes, and their spokes, were all molten.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The soil is soft white sand, very trying to the strength of the oxen, as the wheels sink into it over the felloes and drag heavily.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The vehicle was a cart twenty feet long, covered over by a tilt, and resting on four large wheels without spokes or felloes, or iron tires — in a word, plain wooden discs.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • When the iron-bound felloes of the gold-sheathed wheels jolted on rough ground, the bier only swayed gently; there were hidden springs above the axles.

    Funeral Games

  • Elm, essential for the stock, oak, to provide the cleft heartwood for the spokes, with the grain unbroken, and springy, supple ash to make the curved felloes of the rim, they were all here to hand.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • A new elm stock, already fully provided with spokes, lay star-like on the grass, and the wheelwright, a thickset fellow of about forty-five years, bearded and muscular, was working away with an adze on a length of well-curved ash for the felloes, shaping with the grain of the wood.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • A door or a gate serves its purpose by an application wholly foreign to itself, but it is a good and effective, or a bad and ineffective, piece of construction, independently of the posts to which it may be hung, whilst the wheel of a wheelbarrow, comprising felloes, spokes and axletree, is a piece of construction complete in itself, and independent as such of everything beyond it.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • A man was pestered clean out of his senses by his tires coming off, his felloes shrinking up like a fried bacon rind in that dry weather, Joe said.

    Trail's End

  • The driving wheels were made with cast iron hubs and wooden (locust) spokes and felloes.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891


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  • /ˈfelōz/


    plural noun: felloes; plural noun: fellies

    the outer rim of a wheel, to which the spokes are fixed.

    September 10, 2017