The White-Haired Man (James Morrison), so tantalizingly creepy in his appearance last season, was felled pretty quickly.
To make room for these plantations, vast areas of rainforest are felled, which leads to primary and secondary loss of species.
Later that year, liberal lion Teddy was felled by a brain tumor.
Whole forests in northern Greece were felled, and rowers were recruited from every town and city, to bring this fleet to fruition.
He was felled by an unlucky turn of events, broken and ruined.
The trees were abundant; they could be felled by the help of fire and an axe, and the lake dwelling gave a secure defence.
She collapsed, more overcome than if felled by the blow of a pole-axe.
Jim sat on the trunk of a felled tree, and pulling out his pipe began to smoke.
Absalom had his coat off in an instant, and felled Roaring Billy like an ox.
The monkey-faced polypus replied not a word, but delivered a right-hander that might have felled a small horse.
Old English fællan (Mercian), fyllan (West Saxon) "make fall, cause to fall," also "strike down, demolish, kill," from Proto-Germanic *fallijanan (cf. Old Frisian falla, Old Saxon fellian, Dutch fellen, Old High German fellen, German fällen, Old Norse fella, Danish fælde), causative of *fallan (Old English feallan, see fall (v.)), showing i-mutation. Related: Felled; feller; felling.
Old English feoll; past tense of fall (v.).
"cruel," late 13c., from Old French fel "cruel, fierce, vicious," from Medieval Latin fello "villain" (see felon). Phrase at one fell swoop is from "Macbeth."
"rocky hill," c.1300, from Old Norse fiall "mountain," from Proto-Germanic *felzam- "rock" (cf. German Fels "stone, rock"), from PIE root *pel(i)s- "rock, cliff."
"skin or hide of an animal," Old English fel, from Proto-Germanic *fellom- (cf. Old Frisian fel, Old Saxon fel, Dutch vel, Old High German fel, German fell, Old Norse fiall, Gothic fill), from PIE *pello- (see film (n.)).