4 letter word starting with fe

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fell imp. of Fall, imp. of Fall., Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous., Eager; earnest; intent., Gall; anger; melancholy., A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; — used chiefly in composition, as woolfell., A barren or rocky hill., A wild field; a moor., To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring down or to the ground; to cut down., The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting., To sew or hem; — said of seams., A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses., The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.
feal adjective Faithful; loyal.
fear noun A variant of Fere, a mate, a companion., A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread., Apprehension of incurring, or solicitude to avoid, God’s wrath; the trembling and awful reverence felt toward the Supreme Belng., Respectful reverence for men of authority or worth., That which causes, or which is the object of, apprehension or alarm; source or occasion of terror; danger; dreadfulness., To feel a painful apprehension of; to be afraid of; to consider or expect with emotion of alarm or solicitude., To have a reverential awe of; to solicitous to avoid the displeasure of., To be anxious or solicitous for., To suspect; to doubt., To affright; to terrify; to drive away or prevent approach of by fear., To be in apprehension of evil; to be afraid; to feel anxiety on account of some expected evil.
feat noun An act; a deed; an exploit., A striking act of strength, skill, or cunning; a trick; as, feats of horsemanship, or of dexterity., To form; to fashion., Dexterous in movements or service; skillful; neat; nice; pretty.
feed imp. & past participle of Fee, To give food to; to supply with nourishment; to satisfy the physical huger of., To satisfy; grafity or minister to, as any sense, talent, taste, or desire., To fill the wants of; to supply with that which is used or wasted; as, springs feed ponds; the hopper feeds the mill; to feed a furnace with coal., To nourish, in a general sense; to foster, strengthen, develop, and guard., To graze; to cause to be cropped by feeding, as herbage by cattle; as, if grain is too forward in autumn, feed it with sheep., To give for food, especially to animals; to furnish for consumption; as, to feed out turnips to the cows; to feed water to a steam boiler., To supply (the material to be operated upon) to a machine; as, to feed paper to a printing press., To produce progressive operation upon or with (as in wood and metal working machines, so that the work moves to the cutting tool, or the tool to the work)., To take food; to eat., To subject by eating; to satisfy the appetite; to feed one’s self (upon something); to prey; — with on or upon., To be nourished, strengthened, or satisfied, as if by food., To place cattle to feed; to pasture; to graze., That which is eaten; esp., food for beasts; fodder; pasture; hay; grain, ground or whole; as, the best feed for sheep., A grazing or pasture ground., An allowance of provender given to a horse, cow, etc.; a meal; as, a feed of corn or oats., A meal, or the act of eating., The water supplied to steam boilers., The motion, or act, of carrying forward the stuff to be operated upon, as cloth to the needle in a sewing machine; or of producing progressive operation upon any material or object in a machine, as, in a turning lathe, by moving the cutting tool along or in the work., The supply of material to a machine, as water to a steam boiler, coal to a furnace, or grain to a run of stones., The mechanism by which the action of feeding is produced; a feed motion.
felt imp. & past participle of Feel, imp. & p. p. / a. from Feel., A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving., A hat made of felt., A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt., To make into felt, or a feltike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together., To cover with, or as with, felt; as, to felt the cylinder of a steam emgine.
feel verb t. To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means of the nerves of sensation distributed all over the body, especially by those of the skin; to have sensation excited by contact of (a thing) with the body or limbs., To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often with out., To perceive by the mind; to have a sense of; to experience; to be affected by; to be sensible of, or sensetive to; as, to feel pleasure; to feel pain., To take internal cognizance of; to be conscious of; to have an inward persuasion of., To perceive; to observe., To have perception by the touch, or by contact of anything with the nerves of sensation, especially those upon the surface of the body., To have the sensibilities moved or affected., To be conscious of an inward impression, state of mind, persuasion, physical condition, etc.; to perceive one’s self to be; — followed by an adjective describing the state, etc.; as, to feel assured, grieved, persuaded., To know with feeling; to be conscious; hence, to know certainly or without misgiving., To appear to the touch; to give a perception; to produce an impression by the nerves of sensation; — followed by an adjective describing the kind of sensation., Feeling; perception., A sensation communicated by touching; impression made upon one who touches or handles; as, this leather has a greasy feel.
feet noun pl. See Foot., Fact; performance., of Foot
fele adjective Many.
feme noun A woman.
fend noun A fiend., To keep off; to prevent from entering or hitting; to ward off; to shut out; — often with off; as, to fend off blows., To act on the defensive, or in opposition; to resist; to parry; to shift off.
feod noun A feud. See 2d Feud.
fere noun A mate or companion; — often used of a wife., Fierce., Fire., Fear., To fear.
ferm noun Alt. of Ferme
fern adverb Long ago., Ancient; old. [Obs.] “Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes.” [saints]., An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the fronds or leaves. They are usually found in humid soil, sometimes grow epiphytically on trees, and in tropical climates often attain a gigantic size.
fers adjective Fierce.
fess noun Alt. of Fesse
fest noun The fist., Alt. of Feste
fete noun A feat., Feet., A festival., To feast; to honor with a festival.
feud noun A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race., A contention or quarrel; especially, an inveterate strife between families, clans, or parties; deadly hatred; contention satisfied only by bloodshed., A stipendiary estate in land, held of superior, by service; the right which a vassal or tenant had to the lands or other immovable thing of his lord, to use the same and take the profists thereof hereditarily, rendering to his superior such duties and services as belong to military tenure, etc., the property of the soil always remaining in the lord or superior; a fief; a fee.