Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of fall.

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Examples

  • Nay, but close o'er thee when thou fallest from the masthead.

    Hecuba

  • Yes, your garden looks fallish, but mine looks fallest now if not to say winter-y.

    Fallish « Fairegarden

  • And when they throw thee thy fodder thou fallest on it with greed and hastenest to line thy fair fat paunch.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Take strictest care of this pouch, and whenas thou fallest into any strait, burn a little of the incense therein and name my name, whereupon I will be with thee forthright and save thee from thy stress.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • O Keener, O sweetheart, thou fallest not short, i.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou hast tried the loins and the members, resembling soaked leather, which could not be made to stand by all the efforts of the wearied hand; the pathic husband and effeminate bed thou desertest, but still thou fallest into similar couches.

    Satyricon

  • Thou art worse than an idolater; thou hast made a graven image, and thou fallest down and worshippest the works of thy own hands; and, Jeroboam-like, wouldst have every body else bow down before thy calf!

    Pamela

  • And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • But if thou shalt perceive that thou fallest out of them and dost not maintain thy hold, go courageously into some nook where thou shalt maintain them, or even depart at once from life, not in passion, but with simplicity and freedom and modesty, after doing this one laudable thing at least in thy life, to have gone out of it thus.

    The Meditations

  • But as thou hast not a bad heart, and as I mean well by thee, there is one thing I will grant thee; if thou fallest into any difficulty, come to the forest and cry,

    Household Tales

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