from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. to call to account, to reprimand.
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At the south end of the lake the army had to strike east before turning to come down upon Phraaspa; a new range of peaks fifteen thousand and more feet high lay to the west.
Her fin keel struck bottom, and her main topmast lurched and shivered as if about to come down upon our heads.