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Definition of Fell

Fell

  1. of Fall
  2. imp. of Fall.
  3. Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.
  4. Eager; earnest; intent.
  5. Gall; anger; melancholy.
  6. A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; -- used chiefly in composition, as woolfell.
  7. A barren or rocky hill.
  8. A wild field; a moor.
  9. To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring down or to the ground; to cut down.
  10. The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting.
  11. To sew or hem; -- said of seams.
  12. A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses.
  13. The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.

Fell Quotations

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
H. G. Wells

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
Helen Keller

Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too.
Marcus Aurelius

Teenagers have more intense reading experiences because they've had fewer of them. It's like the first time you fall in love. You have a connection to that first person you fell in love with because it was so intense and unprecedented.
John Green

I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.
Elizabeth Taylor
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Fell Translations

fell in German is fiel, gefallen
fell in Spanish is derribar

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