Definitions

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  • v. To fall; decine; pass away; die.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fall; decline; die.

Etymologies

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Origin obscure. Perhaps a variant of Middle English torfer ("hardship, hrm, injury"). More at torfer.

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