Felly vs Telly - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between felly and telly
is that felly
is the outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes while telly
As an adverb felly
is fiercely, harshly.
(etyl) fely, from (etyl) felge, dative of felg, from (etyl) 'to creep, crawl').
The outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes.
* 1602 , , act 2 scene 2 lines 426-430:
* 1922 , :
- all you Gods, / In generall Synod take away her power: / Breake all the Spokes and Fallies from her wheele [...].
- The felly harshed against the curbstone: stopped.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.vi:
- Ioues'' dreaded thunder light / Does scorch not halfe so sore, nor damned ghoste / In flaming ''Phlegeton does not so felly roste.
A television set
- Not much on telly tonight, as usual!
- We've got a new, flat-screen telly .
* telly tennis
The plural is not used in the US.
* tube (US), TV, tele (UK, rare)