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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

fell +‎ -er

NounEdit

feller (plural fellers)

  1. A person who fells trees; a lumberjack
  2. A machine for felling trees.
  3. An appliance to a sewing machine for felling a seam.

Etymology 2Edit

Variant of fellow that reflects the reduction of the last vowel to a schwa and its conflation with the endings -er/-ar.[1]

NounEdit

feller (plural fellers)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of fellow.
    • 1899, Stephen Crane, chapter 1, in Twelve O'Clock:
      There was some laughter, and Roddle was left free to expand his ideas on the periodic visits of cowboys to the town. “Mason Rickets, he had ten big punkins a-sittin' in front of his store, an' them fellers from the Upside-down-F ranch shot 'em up []
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ feller” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Etymology 3Edit

fell +‎ -er

AdjectiveEdit

feller

  1. (archaic) comparative form of fell: more fell

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

feller

  1. Comparative form of fel

LatinEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

feller m or f

  1. indefinite plural of felle

VerbEdit

feller

  1. present of felle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

feller f

  1. plural indefinite of felle

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

feller

  1. present of fella