Good fellowship, companionableness; the spirit and disposition befitting comrades.

There's neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee.

(Fel"low*ship) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fellowshiped ; p. pr. & vb. n.. Fellowshiping.] (Eccl.) To acknowledge as of good standing, or in communion according to standards of faith and practice; to admit to Christian fellowship.

(Fel"ly) adv. In a fell or cruel manner; fiercely; barbarously; savagely. Spenser.

(Fel"ly), n.; pl. Fellies [OE. feli, felwe, felow, AS. felg, felge; akin to D. velg, G. felge, OHG. felga felly (also, a harrow, but prob. a different word), Dan. felge.] The exterior wooden rim, or a segment of the rim, of a wheel, supported by the spokes. [Written also felloe.]

Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel.

(||Fe"lo-de-se`) n.; pl. Felos-de-se [LL. felo, E. felon + de of, concerning + se self.] (Law) One who deliberately puts an end to his own existence, or loses his life while engaged in the commission of an unlawful or malicious act; a suicide. Burrill.

(Fel"on) n. [OE., adj., cruel, n., villain, ruffian, traitor, whitlow, F. félon traitor, in OF. also, villain, fr. LL. felo. See Fell, a.]

1. (Law) A person who has committed a felony.

2. A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.

3. (Med.) A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.

Syn. — Criminal; convict; malefactor; culprit.

(Fel"on), a. Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.

Vain shows of love to vail his felon hate.

3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest.

The great contention of the sea and skies
Parted our fellowship.

Fellowship in pain divides not smart
. Milton.

Fellowship in woe doth woe assuage
. Shak.

The goodliest fellowship of famous knights,
Whereof this world holds record.

4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company.

The sorrow of Noah with his fellowship.

With that a joyous fellowship issued
Of minstrels.

5. (Eng. & Amer. Universities) A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university.

6. (Arith.) The rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; — called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion.

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