As verbs the difference between fewter and felter
is that fewter
is to rest (a spear) in its fewter while felter
is to clot or mat together like felt.
As a noun fewter
is a support or holder for a spear, attached to a saddle or breastplate.
A support or holder for a spear, attached to a saddle or breastplate.
*1994 , (Jeanette Winterson), Art & Lies :
*:From heaven the spear-light vertical in its fewter .
To rest (a spear) in its fewter.
*1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , IV.4:
*:His speare he feutred , and at him it bore, / But with no better fortune than the rest afore.
To clot or mat together like felt.
- 'His feltered locks that on his bosom fell.