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chainfall

[ cheyn-fawl ]
/ ˈtʃeɪnˌfɔl /
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noun

a type of hoist with a chain attached to a fixed raised structure or beam and used to lift very heavy objects.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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