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Definitions of felt

  1. mat together and make felt- like, as of material
  2. a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  3. change texture so as to become matted and felt- like; " The fabric felted up after several washes"
  4. cover with felt; " felt a cap"
  5. The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
  6. imp. & amp; p. p. / a. from Feel.
  7. A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.
  8. A hat made of felt.
  9. A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.
  10. To make into felt, or a feltike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.
  11. To cover with, or as with, felt; as, to felt the cylinder of a steam emgine.
  12. imp. & p. p. a. from Feel.
  13. Of feel.
  14. An unwoven fabric made of wool, or wool and hair, forced together by pressure or heat.
  15. Pa. t. and pa. p. of FEEL.
  16. Cloth made of wool united without weaving.
  17. To make into felt; to cover with felt.
  18. Of to feel.
  19. A fabric of matted wool, fur, or hair.
  20. Imp. Of FEEL, v.
  21. A stuff of wool, or wool and hair, which is matted into a fabric by beating, rolling, and pressure; a hat made of felt.
  22. To make into, or cover with felt.
  23. Perceived.
  24. Of the verb feel, which see.
  25. Cloth or stuff made of hair, wool, or other substance, by rolling and pressure, and not by weaving.
  26. To make cloth of hair, wool, fur, or suchlike, by causing the material to mat together by means of pressure and rolling.

Usage examples for felt

  1. I will say nothing of what I felt- I will only tell you what happened. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  2. And he felt it. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  3. I think he felt at home with her at once. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  4. I felt his eyes, I tell you! – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  5. And Milly felt that she was right. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  6. I felt sure that I ought to come and get you to help me at once. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  7. I felt all this ... – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  8. I felt I must try everything! – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  9. How she actually felt toward Bibi- Ri I had no guess. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  10. We all felt them. – The Hitch Hikers by Vernon L. McCain
  11. She said she felt she must call and tell me how very sorry she was. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  12. I know I felt like it. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  13. Ah, well- of course we all felt that at the time. – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  14. With all this I felt no fear. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. " I felt very much like that, too. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  16. Remember how you felt! – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  17. But he heard it- felt it. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  18. She had never felt like this about a man before. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  19. I've always felt it. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
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