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Definition of Felty
1. matted like felt [adj FELTIER, FELTIEST]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felty
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Literary usage of Felty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of Old England: Sketches of the Aspects, Associations, and Uses of by Leo Hartley Grindon (1868)
"... are angularly toothed or lobed, and covered upon the under-surface with a grey and felty substance ; in the black poplar they are perfectly glabrous, ..."
2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1914)
"felty, Arnet, 6th S., I, 927, 952. felty, Daniel, 6th S., Vu, 413. ... felty, Godfrey, 6th S., VII, 63. felty, Henry, 6th S., II, 563, 575, 688; IV, 726; ..."
3. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"Showing at / the felty body suberized, with the exception of cells at intervals whose thin cellulose walls permit the passage of water and solutes which the ..."
4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"... used to denote the disease called the stone ; though now, in vulgar language, this is distinguished from what la called the Felt, or felty gravel. ..."