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English noun: felt

1. felt (artifact) a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers

Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

English verb: felt

1. felt (contact) mat together and make felt-like

SamplesFelt the wool.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)entangle, mat, snarl, tangle

2. felt (contact) cover with felt

SamplesFelt a cap.

ExamplesThey felt the cape

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

3. felt (change) change texture so as to become matted and felt-like

SamplesThe fabric felted up after several washes.

Synonymsfelt up, mat, mat up, matt-up, matte, matte up

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

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