Definitions of fell

  1. To sew or hem; - said of seams.
  2. To hew, cut, or knock, down; as, to fell a tree; turn down ( a seam) in a certain way and sew.
  3. To cause to fall; to bring to the ground; to cut down.
  4. To cut down; cause to fall; sew with over- stitches.
  5. To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring down or to the ground; to cut down.
  6. To cause to fall; cut down.
  7. To finish with a fell ( compare FELL, n.); said of seams.
  8. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; " strike down a tree"; " Lightning struck down the hikers"
  9. pass away rapidly; " Time flies like an arrow"; " Time fleeing beneath him"
  10. sew a seam by folding the edges
  11. To hem so.
  12. To cause to fall; to bring to the ground by cutting or striking.
  13. Pt. of fall, which see.
  14. To bring to the ground; to knock down; to hew or cut down.
  15. To turn down, as a seam.
  16. seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
  17. A barren or rocky hill.
  18. A wild field; a moor.
  19. The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting.
  20. A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses.
  21. The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.
  22. A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; - used chiefly in composition, as woolfell.
  23. The skin of an animal; a hem laid level with the material.
  24. A barren or stony hill.
  25. A skin.
  27. Hide of a beast; skin.
  28. Feller.
  29. A seam finished with a flat, smooth strip.
  30. A hide or pelt.
  31. The hide or skin of an animal; a hem laid level with the cloth.
  32. A skin or hide.
  33. A low- browed hill; a mountain; a mountain- side.
  34. FELLY.
  35. ( 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"
  36. imp. of Fall.
  37. Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.
  38. Eager; earnest; intent.
  39. Gall; anger; melancholy.
  40. Cruel; savage.
  41. Pa. t. of FALL.
  42. Cruel; fierce; bloody.
  43. Fierce; cruel; terrible.
  44. Imp. of FALL, v.
  45. Fierce; cruel; inhuman; hideous.
  46. Cruel; fierce; savage; bloody.
  47. of Fall