Origin of felloe
Examples from the Web for felloe
The arm that connects the hub of a wheel to its rim or felloe.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
The circular rim of the wheel, or felloe, is cut out of the solid block by an ingenious ribbon-saw, imported from France.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
The holes in the felloe (Fig. 4) will be bored at the same angle with a 1in.
On the earth, or felloe side of the triangle, there was no fire; but the other sides were burning fiercely.Captured by the Navajos|Charles A. Curtis
The cowboys were yelling their loudest when a lucky shot from the cabin knocked off a second felloe.Laramie Holds the Range|Frank H. Spearman
British Dictionary definitions for felloe
noun plural -loes or -lies
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).