feller

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

fell +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

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 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

feller (plural fellers)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of fellow.
    • 1899, Stephen Crane, chapter 1, 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 […].”
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary.com

Etymology 3[edit]

The adjective fell + -er.

Adjective[edit]

feller

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feller

  1. Comparative form of fel

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

feller

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of fellō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

feller m, f

  1. indefinite plural of felle

Verb[edit]

feller

  1. present tense of felle