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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fellow  \Fel"low\,  n.  [OE.  felawe  felaghe  Icel.  f[=e]lagi,  fr 
  f[=e]lag  companionship,  prop.,  a  laying  together  of  property; 
  f[=e]  property  +  lag  a  laying,  pl  l["o]g  law,  akin  to  liggja 
  to  lie.  See  {Fee},  and  {Law},  {Lie}  to  be  low.] 
  1.  A  companion;  a  comrade;  an  associate;  a  partner;  a  sharer. 
 
  The  fellows  of  his  crime.  --Milton. 
 
  We  are  fellows  still  Serving  alike  in  sorrow. 
  --Shak. 
 
  That  enormous  engine  was  flanked  by  two  fellows 
  almost  of  equal  magnitude.  --Gibbon. 
 
  Note:  Commonly  used  of  men,  but  sometimes  of  women.  --Judges 
  xi  37. 
 
  2.  A  man  without  good  breeding  or  worth;  an  ignoble  or  mean 
  man. 
 
  Worth  makes  the  man,  and  want  of  it  the  fellow. 
  --Pope. 
 
  3.  An  equal  in  power,  rank,  character,  etc 
 
  It  is  impossible  that  ever  Rome  Should  breed  thy 
  fellow.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  One  of  a  pair,  or  of  two  things  used  together  or  suited  to 
  each  other  a  mate;  the  male. 
 
  When  they  be  but  heifers  of  one  year,  .  .  .  they  are 
  let  go  to  the  fellow  and  breed.  --Holland. 
 
  This  was  my  glove;  here  is  the  fellow  of  it  --Shak. 
 
  5.  A  person;  an  individual. 
 
  She  seemed  to  be  a  good  sort  of  fellow.  --Dickens. 
 
  6.  In  the  English  universities,  a  scholar  who  is  appointed  to 
  a  foundation  called  a  fellowship,  which  gives  a  title  to 
  certain  perquisites  and  privileges. 
 
  7.  In  an  American  college  or  university,  a  member  of  the 
  corporation  which  manages  its  business  interests;  also  a 
  graduate  appointed  to  a  fellowship,  who  receives  the 
  income  of  the  foundation. 
 
  8.  A  member  of  a  literary  or  scientific  society;  as  a  Fellow 
  of  the  Royal  Society. 
 
  Note:  Fellow  is  often  used  in  compound  words  or  adjectively, 
  signifying  associate,  companion,  or  sometimes  equal. 
  Usually,  such  compounds  or  phrases  are 
  self-explanatory;  as  fellow-citizen,  or  fellow 
  citizen;  fellow-student,  or  fellow  student; 
  fellow-workman,  or  fellow  workman;  fellow-mortal,  or 
  fellow  mortal;  fellow-sufferer;  bedfellow;  playfellow; 
  workfellow. 
 
  Were  the  great  duke  himself  here  and  would  lift 
  up  My  head  to  fellow  pomp  amongst  his  nobles. 
  --Ford. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fellow  \Fel"low\,  v.  t. 
  To  suit  with  to  pair  with  to  match.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fellow 
  adj  :  being  associated  as  a  companion  or  associate;  "fellow 
  traveler";  "brother  workers";  "sister  ship"  [syn:  {fellow(a)}, 
  {brother(a)},  {sister(a)}] 
  n  1:  a  boy  or  man;  "that  chap  is  your  host";  "there's  a  fellow  at 
  the  door";  "he's  a  likable  cuss"  [syn:  {chap},  {lad},  {gent}, 
  {fella},  {blighter},  {cuss}] 
  2:  a  person  who  is  frequently  in  the  company  of  another; 
  "drinking  companions";  "comrades  in  arms"  [syn:  {companion}, 
  {comrade},  {familiar},  {associate}] 
  3:  a  person  who  is  member  of  your  class  or  profession;  "the 
  surgeon  consulted  his  colleagues";  "he  sent  e-mail  to  his 
  fellow  hackers"  [syn:  {colleague},  {confrere}] 
  4:  a  man  who  is  the  lover  of  a  girl  or  young  woman;  "if  I'd 
  known  he  was  her  boyfriend  I  wouldn't  have  asked"  [syn:  {boyfriend}, 
  {beau},  {swain},  {young  man}] 




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