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felt


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feel  \Feel\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Felt};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Feeling}.]  [AS.  f?lan;  akin  to  OS  gif?lian  to  perceive,  D. 
  voelen  to  feel  OHG.  fuolen  G.  f["u]hlen,  Icel.  f[=a]lma  to 
  grope,  and  prob.  to  AS  folm  paim  of  the  hand,  L.  palma.  Cf 
  {Fumble},  {Palm}.] 
  1.  To  perceive  by  the  touch;  to  take  cognizance  of  by  means 
  of  the  nerves  of  sensation  distributed  all  over  the  body, 
  especially  by  those  of  the  skin;  to  have  sensation  excited 
  by  contact  of  (a  thing)  with  the  body  or  limbs. 
 
  Who  feel  Those  rods  of  scorpions  and  those  whips  of 
  steel.  --Creecn. 
 
  2.  To  touch;  to  handle;  to  examine  by  touching;  as  feel  this 
  piece  of  silk;  hence  to  make  trial  of  to  test;  often 
  with  out 
 
  Come  near  .  .  .  that  I  may  feel  thee,  my  son. 
  --Gen.  xxvii. 
  21. 
 
  He  hath  this  to  feel  my  affection  to  your  honor. 
  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  perceive  by  the  mind;  to  have  a  sense  of  to 
  experience;  to  be  affected  by  to  be  sensible  of  or 
  sensetive  to  as  to  feel  pleasure;  to  feel  pain. 
 
  Teach  me  to  feel  another's  woe.  --Pope. 
 
  Whoso  keepeth  the  commandment  shall  feel  no  evil 
  thing  --Eccl.  viii. 
  5. 
 
  He  best  can  paint  them  who  shall  feel  them  most 
  --Pope. 
 
  Mankind  have  felt  their  strength  and  made  it  felt. 
  --Byron. 
 
  4.  To  take  internal  cognizance  of  to  be  conscious  of  to 
  have  an  inward  persuasion  of 
 
  For  then,  and  not  till  then,  he  felt  himself. 
  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  perceive;  to  observe.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  {To  feel  the  helm}  (Naut.),  to  obey  it 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Felt  \Felt\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  or  a.  from  {Feel}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Felt  \Felt\,  n.  [AS.  felt;  akin  to  D.  vilt,  G.  filz,  and 
  possibly  to  Gr  ?  hair  or  wool  wrought  into  felt,  L.  pilus 
  hair,  pileus  a  felt  cap  or  hat.] 
  1.  A  cloth  or  stuff  made  of  matted  fibers  of  wool,  or  wool 
  and  fur,  fulled  or  wrought  into  a  compact  substance  by 
  rolling  and  pressure,  with  lees  or  size,  without  spinning 
  or  weaving. 
 
  It  were  a  delicate  stratagem  to  shoe  A  troop  of 
  horse  with  felt.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  hat  made  of  felt.  --Thynne. 
 
  3.  A  skin  or  hide;  a  fell;  a  pelt.  [Obs.] 
 
  To  know  whether  sheep  are  sound  or  not  see  that  the 
  felt  be  loose.  --Mortimer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Felt  grain  \Felt  grain\,  the  grain  of  timber  which  is  transverse 
  to  the  annular  rings  or  plates;  the  direction  of  the 
  medullary  rays  in  oak  and  some  other  timber.  --Knight.  Felt 
  \Felt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Felted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Felting}.] 
  1.  To  make  into  felt,  or  a  feltike  substance;  to  cause  to 
  adhere  and  mat  together.  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  2.  To  cover  with  or  as  with  felt;  as  to  felt  the  cylinder 
  of  a  steam  emgine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  felt 
  adj  :  detected  by  instinct  or  inference  rather  than  by  recognized 
  perceptual  cues;  "the  felt  presence  of  an  intruder";  "a 
  sensed  presence  in  the  room  raised  goosebumps  on  her 
  arms";  "a  perceived  threat"  [syn:  {sensed},  {perceived}] 
  n  :  a  fabric  made  of  compressed  matted  animal  fibers 
  v  1:  mat  together  and  make  felt-like,  as  of  material 
  2:  cover  with  felt;  "felt  a  cap" 
  3:  change  texture  so  as  to  become  matted  and  felt-like;  "The 
  fabric  felted  up  after  several  washes"  [syn:  {felt  up},  {mat 
  up},  {mat}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Felt,  ID 
  Zip  code(s):  83424 
  Felt,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  73937 




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