To cause to fall; throw down; cut down; bring to the ground, either by cutting, as with ax or sword, or by striking, as with a club or the fist: as, to fell trees; to fell an ox; to fell an antagonist at fisticuffs.In sewing, to flatten on and sew down level with the cloth: as, to fell a seam.To finish the weaving of (a web, or piece of cloth).n. A cutting down; a felling.n. In sewing, a flat, smooth seam between two pieces of a fabric, made by laying down the wider of the two edges left projecting by the joining seam over the narrower edge and hemming it down.n. In weaving, the line of termination of a web in the process of weaving, formed by the last weft-thread driven up by the lay; the line to which the warp is at any instant wefted.n. Preterit of fall.n. The skin or hide of an animal; a pelt; hence, an integument of any kind.n. A hairy covering; a head of hair.Of a strong and cruel nature; eager and unsparing; grim; fierce; ruthless.Strong and fiery; biting; keen; sharp; clever; as, a fell cheese; a fell bodie.Sharply; fiercely.n. A hill, especially a rocky eminence: as, Mickle Fell, Scawfell, and Scawfell Pike, the last the highest mountain in England proper.n. A stretch of bare, elevated land; a moor; a down.n. Gall; anger; melancholy.n. In mining, one of the many names of lead ore formerly current in Derbyshire, England.