Falling

Definition of Falling

Fall´ing
a. & n.1.from Fall, v. i.
Falling away
See To fall away, To fall off, etc., under Fall, v. i.
Falling band
the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early part of the 17th century.
Falling sickness
(Med.) epilepsy.
Falling star
(Astron.) See Shooting star.
- Shak.
Falling stone
a stone falling through the atmosphere; a meteorite; an aërolite.
Falling tide
the ebb tide.
Falling weather
a rainy season.
- Bartlett.

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