Origin of faller
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I'll in with you into a gig, and off with you after that ther' faller.'The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete
The effect of this mechanism is to lift the faller a distance of about 13 in.
These consisted in backing off, operating the faller wire, rotating the spindles and pushing the carriage home.
The big-hearted "faller" was willing to do this, for he had taken a great fancy to the lads, and especially to Alaric.Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast
My Oscar, he bane pay two dollar gold to a faller in Sout Brooklyn fer trimmin up our own bulldogs tail.Droll Stories of Isthmian Life
- any device that falls or operates machinery by falling, as in a spinning machine
- one that falls, esp a horse that falls at a fence in a steeplechase
- US and Canadian a person who fells trees
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