Definition of felloes in English:

felloes

(also fellies)

plural noun

  • The outer rim of a wheel, to which the spokes are fixed.

    • ‘Similarly, the solid top of the felloe stool presented such ‘unforeseen technical difficulties’ that a compromise design with spaced felloes was agreed upon.’
    • ‘He believed they were used for planing felloes.’
    • ‘On the walls hang all types of patterns, including well over a hundred for different sized wagon wheel felloes.’
    • ‘Ted Kinsey, who has done some wheelwrighting, does not think these planes were used to cut felloes.’

Origin

Old English felg (singular); related to Dutch velg and German Felge; of unknown ultimate origin.

Pronunciation:

felloes

/ˈfɛləʊz/