- the circular rim, or a part of the rim of a wheel, into which the outer ends of the spokes are inserted.
Origin of felloe
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Historical Examples of felloe
He had knocked one felloe off the rim and was hitting at the spokes.
The holes in the felloe (Fig. 4) will be bored at the same angle with a 1in.
Then flow rear of hub, and lastly, the back surface of felloe.Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting
Mayton Clarence Hillick
The arm that connects the hub of a wheel to its rim or felloe.
The cowboys were yelling their loudest when a lucky shot from the cabin knocked off a second felloe.
- a segment or the whole rim of a wooden wheel to which the spokes are attached and onto which a metal tyre is usually shrunk
Word Origin for felloe
Word Origin and History for felloe
"rim of a spoked wheel," early 15c., from felie (c.1200), from Old English felga, plural of felg "rim of a wheel," from Proto-Germanic *felz- (cf. Old Saxon felga, Middle Dutch velge, Dutch velg, Old High German felga, German Felge).