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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fely, n. [ME. fely (14th c), veli (a 1225), OE. felg.] The felloe of a wheel. — a1400 Leg. S. l. 851.
Four quhelis … Of the quhilkis the felyis all With scharpe houkis fichit be sall
c1460 Alex. (Taym.) 206.
The heest fely ay of the quheill ouervendis

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