Associations to the word «Fell»

Wiktionary

FELL, verb. (transitive) To make something fall; especially to chop down a tree.
FELL, verb. To strike down, kill, destroy.
FELL, verb. (sewing) To stitch down a protruding flap of fabric, as a seam allowance, or pleat.
FELL, noun. A cutting-down of timber.
FELL, noun. The stitching down of a fold of cloth; specifically, the portion of a kilt, from the waist to the seat, where the pleats are stitched down.
FELL, noun. (textiles) The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.
FELL, verb. Simple past tense of fall
FELL, noun. An animal skin, hide.
FELL, noun. Human skin (now only as a metaphorical use of previous sense).
FELL, noun. (archaic outside the UK) A rocky ridge or chain of mountains.
FELL, noun. (archaic outside the UK) A wild field or upland moor.
FELL, adjective. Of a strong and cruel nature; eagre and unsparing; grim; fierce; ruthless; savage.
FELL, adjective. (UK dialectal) (Scotland) Strong and fiery; biting; keen; sharp; pungent; clever.
FELL, adjective. (obsolete) Eager; earnest; intent.
FELL, adverb. Sharply; fiercely.
FELL, noun. Gall; anger; melancholy.
FELL, noun. (mining) The finer portions of ore, which go through the meshes when the ore is sorted by sifting.
FELL ABOUT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of fall about
FELL ASLEEP, verb. Simple past tense of fall asleep
FELL BACK ON, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of fall back on
FELL BACK UPON, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of fall back upon
FELL ILL, verb. Simple past tense of fall ill
FELL IN, verb. Simple past tense of fall in
FELL INTO PLACE, verb. Simple past tense of fall into place
FELL OFF, verb. Simple past tense of fall off
FELL OFF THE TURNIP TRUCK, verb. Simple past tense of fall off the turnip truck
FELL ON HARD TIMES, verb. Simple past tense of fall on hard times
FELL OUT, verb. Simple past tense of fall out
FELL OVER, verb. Simple past tense of fall over
FELL PREGNANT, verb. Simple past tense of fall pregnant
FELL SHORT, verb. Simple past tense of fall short
FELL STITCH, noun. A stitch used to attach a layer of appliqué to a piece of fabric such that the layer can move as on a hinge
FELL TO PIECES, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of fall to pieces
FELL UNDER, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of fall under

Dictionary definition

FELL, noun. The dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).
FELL, noun. Seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges.
FELL, noun. The act of felling something (as a tree).
FELL, verb. Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers".
FELL, verb. Pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him".
FELL, verb. Sew a seam by folding the edges.
FELL, adjective. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks".

Wise words

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