FELL, preterit tense of fall.
1. Cruel; barbarous; inhuman.
It seemed fury, discord, madness fell
2. Fierce; savage; ravenous; bloody.
More fell than tigers on the Libyan plain.
FELL, noun [Latin pellis.] A skin or hide of a beast; used chiefly in composition, as wool-fell.
FELL, noun A barren or stony hill. [Local.]
FELL, verb transitive To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring to the ground, either by cutting, as to fell trees, or by striking, as to fell an ox.