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felloe

, felly
a segment or the whole rim of a wooden wheel to which the spokes are attached and onto which a metal tyre is usually shrunk
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At the meeting, Ignatenko, felloE Russian journalists and representatives of eight Western news organizations exchanged ideas and pondered solutions, UNESCO reported.
The outer wooden rim or felloe has corresponding holes for the spokes.
McLaughlin teamed up with Willie Supple to take the fourth, another seven- furlong dirt handicap, with the four-year-old gelding Felloe, who scored a fairly comfortable victory.
A youth trial due to be held at Felloe Park tomorrow has been postponed until next Sunday.
The outer ends of the spokes are mortised into the felloe, which is sometimes reinforced by a rivet on each side of the spoke mortise to guard against splitting.
It had stout wheel-spokes, and heavy felloes, a great curved bed, immense straps and springs, and a pole like a battering ram.
48) Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Human Wheel, Its Spokes and Felloes," Atlantic Monthly (May 1863), 567-568.
Disfigurement and Reconstruction in Oliver Wendell Holmes's 'The Human Wheel, Its Spokes and Felloes.
We found scattered along [it] here and there [poles] and rails, used as levers, broken tongues, pieces of felloes [the outer circle of a wheel to which the spokes are fitted], an old wagon wheel, or an entire wagon, or sometimes an old abandoned stage coach laid careened and moldering by the roadside: each fragment or hulk telling a tale of adventure or mishap--mute reminders of the trials of those emigrants who had gone before.
Wheels get new spokes and felloes where needed, a very intensive project.