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Definition of Falls
FallFall Fall, n.
1. 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.
2. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as,
he was walking on ice, and had a fall.
3. Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin.
They thy fall conspire. --Denham.
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit
before a fall. --Prov. xvi.
4. Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office;
termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin;
overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire.
Beholds thee glorious only in thy fall. --Pope.
5. The surrender of a besieged fortress or town; as, the fall
6. Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation;
as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents.
7. A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at
the close of a sentence.
8. Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
9. 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.
10. 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. --Addison.
11. Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as,
the water of a stream has a fall of five feet.
12. The season when leaves fall from trees; autumn.
What crowds of patients the town doctor kills, Or
how, last fall, he raised the weekly bills.
13. That which falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy
fall of snow.
14. The act of felling or cutting down. ``The fall of
15. 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.
16. Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling
band; a faule. --B. Jonson.
17. That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the
power is applied in hoisting.
Fall herring (Zo["o]l.), a herring of the Atlantic (Clupea
mediocris); -- also called tailor herring, and hickory
To try a fall, to try a bout at wrestling. --Shak.
Fall Fall, v. t.
1. To let fall; to drop. [Obs.]
For every tear he falls, a Trojan bleeds. --Shak.
2. To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice. [Obs.]
3. To diminish; to lessen or lower. [Obs.]
Upon lessening interest to four per cent, you fall
the price of your native commodities. --Locke.
4. To bring forth; as, to fall lambs. [R.] --Shak.
5. To fell; to cut down; as, to fall a tree. [Prov. Eng. &
Meaning of Falls from wikipedia
- (surname) Falls
, North Carolina Falls
, West Virginia Belfast Falls
in Belfast, Northern Ireland Belfast Falls
- Dudhsagar Falls
(literally Sea of Milk) is a four-tiered waterfall located
on the Mandovi River
in the Indian state
of Goa. It is 60 km from Panaji
- Cascade Falls
, also called
"The Cascades", is a waterfall located
at E. B. Jeffress
Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway
in the Blue Ridge Mountains
- As Falls
Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
is a collaborative album
by Pat Metheny
and Lyle Mays, released
in 1981. The title makes reference
- Gravity Falls
is an American animated television series produced
by Disney Television Animation
for Disney Channel
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- Bond Falls
is a waterfall
on the middle branch
of the Ontonagon
River, a few miles
east of Paulding
in Haight Township
in southern Ontonagon
- Wahkeena Falls
is a 242-foot (73 m) waterfall
in the Columbia River Gorge
in the state
of Oregon. The waterfall
is unlike nearby Multnomah Falls
- Horseshoe Falls
, also known
as Canadian Falls
, which straddles
the international border between Canada
and the United
States. The smaller American Falls
- Victoria Falls
(Lozi: Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The Smoke
that Thunders") is a waterfall
in southern Africa
on the Zambezi River
at the border between Zambia
- The Falls
is a 1980 film directed
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