Felt

Definition of Felt

imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. or a. from Feel.
n.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.
3.A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.
To know whether sheep are sound or not, see that the felt be loose.
- Mortimer.
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.
v. t.1.To make into felt, or a feltike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.
[imp. & p. p. Felted; p. pr. & vb. n. Felting.]
2.To cover with, or as with, felt; as, to felt the cylinder of a steam engine.

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cloth, drapery, etoffe, fabric, goods, lace, material, napery, rag, silk, stuff, textile, textile fabric, texture, tissu, tissue, weave, web, weft, woof, wool
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