The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hail-fellow \Hail"-fel`low\ (-f[e^]l`l[-o]), n. An intimate companion.
Hail-fellow well met.
n. An intimate companion.
Usage examples of "hail-fellow".
The point is that you must needs advertise the world that you and the Syndic, who has charge of the walls, are hail-fellows, and the world will ask why!