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  1. come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a downward slope or bend Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; "women have been blamed ever since the Fall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; "fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. begin vigorously; "The prisoners fell to work right away" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. be born, used chiefly of lambs; "The lambs fell in the afternoon" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. be cast down; "his eyes fell" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. assume a disappointed or sad expression; "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. slope downward; "The hills around here fall towards the ocean" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. be captured; "The cities fell to the enemy" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. to be given by assignment or distribution; "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"; "The onus fell on us"; "The pressure to succeed fell on the yougest student" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. to be given by right or inheritance; "The estate fell to the oldest daughter" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  41. lose one's chastity; "a fallen woman" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. die, as in battle or in a hunt; "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. be due; "payments fall on the 1st of the month" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  44. come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  45. Falling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  46. To Descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple falls; the tide falls; the mercury falls in the barometer. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. To cease to be erect; to take suddenly a recumbent posture; to become prostrate; to drop; as, a child totters and falls; a tree falls; a worshiper falls on his knees. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To become prostrate and dead; to die; especially, to die by violence, as in battle. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. To cease to be active or strong; to die away; to lose strength; to subside; to become less intense; as, the wind falls. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. To decline in power, glory, wealth, or importance; to become insignificant; to lose rank or position; to decline in weight, value, price etc.; to become less; as, the falls; stocks fell two points. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. To be overthrown or captured; to be destroyed. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin; to depart from the faith; to apostatize; to sin. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. To become insnared or embarrassed; to be entrapped; to be worse off than before; asm to fall into error; to fall into difficulties. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. To sink; to languish; to become feeble or faint; as, our spirits rise and fall with our fortunes. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. To pass somewhat suddenly, and passively, into a new state of body or mind; to become; as, to fall asleep; to fall into a passion; to fall in love; to fall into temptation. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. To happen; to to come to pass; to light; to befall; to issue; to terminate. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. To come; to occur; to arrive. Webster Dictionary DB
  58. To begin with haste, ardor, or vehemence; to rush or hurry; as, they fell to blows. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. To pass or be transferred by chance, lot, distribution, inheritance, or otherwise; as, the estate fell to his brother; the kingdom fell into the hands of his rivals. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. To belong or appertain. Webster Dictionary DB
  61. To be dropped or uttered carelessly; as, an unguarded expression fell from his lips; not a murmur fell from him. Webster Dictionary DB
  62. To let fall; to drop. Webster Dictionary DB
  63. To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice. Webster Dictionary DB
  64. To diminish; to lessen or lower. Webster Dictionary DB
  65. To bring forth; as, to fall lambs. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. To fell; to cut down; as, to fall a tree. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. Webster Dictionary DB
  68. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and had a fall. Webster Dictionary DB
  69. Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin. Webster Dictionary DB
  70. Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire. Webster Dictionary DB
  71. The surrender of a besieged fortress or town ; as, the fall of Sebastopol. Webster Dictionary DB
  72. Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents. Webster Dictionary DB
  73. A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at the close of a sentence. Webster Dictionary DB
  74. Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope. Webster Dictionary DB
  75. The discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean, or into a lake or pond; as, the fall of the Po into the Gulf of Venice. Webster Dictionary DB
  76. Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet. Webster Dictionary DB
  77. The season when leaves fall from trees; autumn. Webster Dictionary DB
  78. That which falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy fall of snow. Webster Dictionary DB
  79. The act of felling or cutting down. Webster Dictionary DB
  80. Lapse or declension from innocence or goodness. Specifically: The first apostasy; the act of our first parents in eating the forbidden fruit; also, the apostasy of the rebellious angels. Webster Dictionary DB
  81. Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule. Webster Dictionary DB
  82. That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. Webster Dictionary DB
  83. To find a final outlet; to discharge its waters; to empty; - with into; as, the river Rhone falls into the Mediterranean. Webster Dictionary DB
  84. To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; - said of the young of certain animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  85. To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; - said of the countenance. Webster Dictionary DB
  86. Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; - usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara. Webster Dictionary DB
  87. To drop from a higher to a lower place; drop from an erect position; descend; sink; perish; be degraded or disgraced; befall or happen; as, night falls; become the property of; as, the estate falls to him. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  88. Pertaining to the autumn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  89. The act of dropping from a higher to a lower place; distance through which anything drops; overthrow; ruin; death; waterfall; cataract; decrease in value; autumn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  90. Fell. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  91. Fallen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  92. A waterfall. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  93. To drop down; to descend by the force of gravity; to become prostrate; (of a river) to discharge itself; to sink as if dead; to vanish; to die away; to lose strength; to decline in power, wealth, value, or reputation; to sink into sin; to depart from the faith; to become dejected; to issue; to enter upon with haste or vehemence; to rush; -pr.p. falling; pa.t. fell; pa.p. fallen. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  94. The act of falling, in any of its senses; descent by gravity; a dropping down; overthrow; death; descent from a better to a worse position; slope or declivity; descent of water; a cascade-though in this sense the plural is used, as Niagara Falls, Falls of St. Anthony, etc.; length of a fall; outlet of a river; decrease in value; a sinking of the voice; the time when the leaves fall, autumn; that which falls; a lapse into sin, especially that of Adam and Eve, called THE FALL: -pl. (Apocrypha) death, overthrow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  95. To be wanting to; disappoint. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  96. Act of failing; descent; decline in value; autumn; a cascade; lapse from innocence, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  97. To descend by force of gravity; decline; sink; abandon virtue, faith, &c.; happen; rush. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  98. To prove inadequate; waste away; decline; dwindle; be unsuccessful or insolvent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  99. To descend by the force of gravity; drop; sink; decline; decrease; droop; die. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  100. To sin; err; apostatize. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  101. To pass or be transferred as by chance, inheritance, etc.; happen; come to pass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  102. The act of falling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  103. Autumn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  104. The rope of a tackle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  105. The act of falling; descent by gravity; tumbling from an erect posture; death; destruction; overthrow; downfall; declension of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; diminution; decrease of price or value; a sinking of tone; cadence; declivity; descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; the outlet or discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean or into a lake or pond; the distance which anything falls; the fall of the leaf; autumn; that which falls; a falling; the act of felling or cutting down; that part of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. The Fall, the act in which the parents of the human race first asserted their own free will and sundered themselves and the race from that state of innocence the distinctive mark of which was unreasoning implicit, childlike trust in a higher will, so called, as, in the orthodox regard, a lapse from goodness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  106. To sink or depress; to diminish; to bring forth; to fell; to cut down To fall aboard of, to strike against, as one vessel coming into collision with another To fall astern, to drop rearward To fall away, to lose flesh; to pine; to renounce allegiance; to revolt; to renounce the faith; to apostatize; to sink into wickedness; to perish; to be lost; to fade; to languish. To fall back, to recede; to give way; not to fulfil. To fall calm, to become calm. To fall down, to prostrate one's self in worship; to drop to the ground; to bow down as a suppliant; to sail or pass toward the mouth of a river or other outlet. To fall foul, to attack; to make an assault. To fall from, to depart from; not to adhere to, as an agreement; to depart from allegiance or duty. To fall in, to agree with; to comply; to join, as a procession. To fall in with, to meet, as a ship; also to discover or come near, as land. To fall off, to withdraw; to die away; to withdraw from the faith or from allegiance or duty; to abandon; to drop; to depreciate; to become less valuable or interesting, as a periodical. To fall on, to begin suddenly and eagerly; to assail; to drop on; to descend on. To fall out, to quarrel; to happen. To fall over, to desert from one side to another; to fall beyond. To fall short, to be deficient. To fall to, to begin hastily and eagerly; to apply one's self to. To fall under, to come under or within the limits of; to be subjected to; to become the subject of; to come within; to be ranged or reckoned with. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  107. To drop from a higher place by the power of gravity; to drop from an erect posture; to discharge itself; to lapse from faith or rectitude; to die by plague or sword; to come to an end suddenly; to sink into disgrace or misery; to decline in power, wealth, or glory; to pass into a worse state; to come; to sink; to be diminished in weight or value; not to amount to the full; to be rejected; to decline from violence to calmness; to pass into a new state; to sink into an air of dejection, discontent, anger, sorrow, or shame; to befal; to light on; to assail; to come unexpectedly; to rush or hurry to; to pass by chance, lot, distribution, inheritance, or otherwise, as possession or property; to become the property of; to be uttered carelessly; to become feeble or faint; to be brought forth; to issue; to terminate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  108. The act of dropping or coming down from a higher to a lower; a tumble; ruin; apostasy; decrease of price or value; a rush of water down a steep place; autumn. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  109. To drop or come down from a higher to a lower; to descend; to depart from the faith; to perish; to decrease in price or value; to flow into, as a river; to sink; to come in or upon; to forsake; to happen. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  110. A short veil worn over the bonnet by females; a veil. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  111. In Scotch law. To lose. To fall from a right is to lose or forfeit it 1 Kames, Eq.228. thelawdictionary.org
  112. To find a final outlet; to discharge its waters; to empty; -- with into; as, the river Rhone falls into the Mediterranean. mso.anu.edu.au
  113. To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; -- said of the young of certain animals. mso.anu.edu.au
  114. To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; -- said of the countenance. mso.anu.edu.au
  115. Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; -- usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara. mso.anu.edu.au
  116. fawl, v.i. to drop down: to descend by the force of gravity: to become prostrate: (of a river) to discharge itself: to slope down: to sink as if dead: to vanish: to die away: to lose strength, subside: to decline in power, wealth, value, or reputation: to be overthrown: to be compelled to yield: to become downcast: to sink into sin, to yield to temptation: to depart from the faith: to become dejected: to pass gently into any state, as 'to fall in love,' 'to fall asleep:' to befall: to issue, occur: to enter upon with haste or vehemence: to rush: to be dropped in birth: to be required or necessary: to fall away:--pr.p. fall'ing; pa.t. fell; pa.p. fallen (faw'ln).--n. the act of falling, in any of its senses: descent by gravity, a dropping down: that which falls--a trap-door, &c.: as much as comes down at one time, as 'a fall of snow,' &c.: overthrow: death: descent from a better to a worse position: slope or declivity: descent of water: a cascade: length of a fall: outlet of a river: decrease in value: a sinking of the voice: the time when the leaves fall, autumn: a bout at wrestling: the yielding of a city or stronghold to the enemy: that which falls: a lapse into sin, esp. that of Adam and Eve, called 'the Fall:' a kind of collar worn in the 17th century.--adj. FALL'EN, in a degraded state, ruined.--ns. FALL'ING, that which falls; FALL'ING-BAND (see BAND); FALL'ING-SICK'NESS, epilepsy; FALL'ING-STAR, a meteor; FALL'ING-STONE, a portion of an exploded meteor; FALL'TRANK, a medicine compounded of certain aromatic and astringent Swiss plants, of repute for accidents; FALL'-TRAP, a trap which operates by falling.--FALL-A, to begin; FALL ACROSS, to meet by chance; FALL AMONG, to come into the midst of; FALL AWAY, to decline gradually, to languish: to grow lean: to revolt or apostatise; FALL BACK, to retreat, give way; FALL BACK, FALL EDGE, no matter what may happen; FALL BACK UPON, to have recourse to some expedient or resource in reserve; FALL BEHIND, to slacken, to be outstripped; FALL FLAT, to fail completely, as a shopman in attracting attention or purchasers, a new book, &c.; FALL FOUL, to come in collision: to quarrel (with of); FALL IN (with), to concur or agree: to comply: to place themselves in order, as soldiers; FALL OFF, to separate or be broken: to die away, to perish: to revolt or apostatise; FALL ON, to begin eagerly: to make an attack: to meet; FALL ON ONE'S FEET, to come well out of a difficulty, to gain any unexpected good fortune; FALL OUT, to quarrel: to happen or befall; FALL OVER (Shak.), to go over to the enemy; FALL SHORT, to be deficient (with of); FALL THROUGH, to fail, come to nothing; FALL TO, to begin hastily and eagerly: to apply one's self to; FALL UPON, to attack: to attempt: to rush against.--TRY A FALL, to take a bout at wrestling. [A.S. feallan; Ger. fallen; prob. conn. with L. fall[)e]re, to deceive.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  117. fawl, n. the cry given when a whale is sighted, or harpooned: the chase of a whale.--LOOSE FALL, the losing of a whale. [Prob. from the north-eastern Scotch pronunciation of whale.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  118. (fell; fallen often conjugated with be, see -ed (2), & used as adj.). Descend freely (falling star, meteor), drop, (the remark fell from him; lambs f., are born), come down, lose high position (statesmen f.), swoop (vengeance fell); become detached, hangdown; sink to lower level (barometer, prices, f.), decline, slope; disembogue into; subside, ebb, abate; show dismay (faces f.), droop (eyes f.); cease to stand (falling sickness archaic, epilepsy), become prostrate, come to ground, sin, be overthrown, perish, (f. prostrate, flat; plans f. to the ground, are abandoned, fail; f. on one\'s sword, in suicide; wicket falls, batsman is out; fortress falls, is taken; woman falls, loses chastity; many fell, were killed in battle; seven lions fell to his rifle; f. a prey or sacrifice to; f. into error; houses f., tumble in fragments; f. to pieces, in two, asunder); take such a direction (his eye fell upon me), have such a place (accent falls on first syllable), alight, come by chance &c., (the lot fell upon me; cost falls to you; it fell in my way; f. amongthieves, upon a corrupt age; subject falls into three divisions); pass into such a state (fell into a rage, in love), become so-&-so (f. dumb, due); lapse, revert, (revenues f. to the Crown); occur, have date, (Easter falls early), find place (what now falls to be described). With prep.: f. a. -ing, begin; f. behind, be passed by; f. into, (line) take one\'s place in the ranks, combine with others, (conversation with) begin talking to, (habit &c.) adopt it; f. (up)on, assault, come across, (one\'s feet or legs) get well out of difficulty; f. to -ing, take to, begin, (also f. to work); f. under, be classed among, be subjected to (observation &c.); f. within, be included in. with advv.: f. astern, (of ship) drop behind; f. away, desert, revolt, apostatize, decay, vanish; f. back, retreat; f. back upon, have recourse to; f. behind, lag; f. foul of, come into collision with, quarrel with, attack; f. in, (Mil.) take or cause to take places in line, (of buildings &c.) give way in wards, (of debt &c.) become due, (of land &c.) become available, (of lease) run out; f. in with, happen to meet, accede to (views), agree with (person), coincide with, humour; f. off, withdraw, decrease, degenerate (so falling off, n.), (of ship) refuse to answer helm, (of subjects) revolt; f. on, join battle, begin feeding; f. out, quarrel, come to pass, result well &c., (Mil.) leave the ranks; f. out of, give up (habit &c.); f. short, become insufficient, (of missile) not go far enough; f. short of, fail to obtain; f. through, miscarry, fail; f. to, begin eating or fighting. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  119. Act of falling (see prec.); also or esp.: amount of rain &c. that falls; (now chiefly United States; also f. of the year or leaf) autumn; number of lambs born; cataract, cascade, (often pl.); downward trend, amount of descent; wrestling-bout, throw in this, (try a f., lit. & fig.); amount of timber cut down; succumbing to temptation (the F., f. of man, Adam\'s sin and its results); kind of woman\'s veil. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  120. The fall of the Leaf ; autumn.-Bartlett's Americanisms. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  121. n. Act of descending from a higher to a lower place by gravity; descent;— act of dropping or tumbling;—death; destruction; overthrow; ruin;—declension in rank, office, or virtue;—downfall; degradation; the apostasy of our first parents diminution of price or value; depreciation;—a sinking of tone; cadence;—declivity; a slope;—descent of water; a cascade; a cataract;—extent of descent; downfall, as of rain or snow;—a lady’s veil;—the loose end of a tackle. Cabinet Dictionary
  122. n. In Scotland, a superficial measure equal to thirty-six square ells. Cabinet Dictionary
  123. To drop from a higher place; to drop from an erect to a prone posture; to drop ripe from the tree; to pass at the outlet, as a river; to apostatize, to depart from faith or goodness; to die by violence; to be degraded from an high station; to enter into any state worse than the former; to decrease in value, to bear less price; to happen, to befal; to come by chance, to light on; to come by any mischance to any new possessor; to become the property of any one by lot, chance, inheritance; to be born, to be yeaned; To fall away, to grow lean, to revolt, to change allegiance; To fall back, to fail of a promise or purpose, to recede, to give way; To fall down, to prostrate himself in adoration, to fink, not to stand, to bend as a suppliant; To fall from, to revolt, to depart from adherence; To fall in, to concur, to coincide, to comply, to yield to; To fall off, to separate, to apostatize; To fall on, to begin eagerly to do any thing, to make an assault; to fall over, to revolt, to desert from one side to the other; To fall out, to quarrel, to jar, to happen, to befal; To fall to, to begin eagerly to eat, to apply himself to; To fall under, to be subject to, to be ranged with; To fall upon, to attack, to attempt, to rush against. Complete Dictionary
  124. To drop, to let fall; to fink, to depress; to diminish in value, to let sink in price; to cut down, to fell; to yean, to bring forth. Complete Dictionary
  125. The act of dropping from on high; the act of tumbling from an erect posture; death, overthrow; ruin, dissolution; downfal, loss of greatness, declension from eminence, degradation; diminution, decrease of price; declination or diminution of found, close to musick; declivity, steep descent; cataract, cascade; the outlet of a current into any other water; Autumn, the fall of the leaf; any thing that falls in great quantities; the act of felling or cutting down. Complete Dictionary

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