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verb [transitive]     fell pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefelling
past tensefelled
past participlefelled
  1. 2
    literary to knock someone down by hitting them
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to sew a hem on garments with a blind stitch either by hand or with a special machine called a felling machine or a blind stitch machine

    The tailor is felling my pants.

    At the factory the better garments are hand felled

    Submitted by Joe from United States on 04/03/2016

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