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Idioms about fall

Origin of fall

First recorded before 900; Middle English fallen, Old English feallan; cognate with German fallen, Old Norse falla; akin to Lithuanian pùlti “to fall”

OTHER WORDS FROM fall

un·fall·ing, adjective

Other definitions for fall (2 of 2)

Fall
[ fawl ]
/ fɔl /

noun
Albert Bacon, 1861–1944, U.S. politician: senator 1912–21; secretary of the Interior 1921–23; convicted in Teapot Dome scandal.
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British Dictionary definitions for fall (1 of 2)

fall
/ (fɔːl) /

verb falls, falling, fell (fɛl) or fallen (ˈfɔːlən) (mainly intr)
noun

Word Origin for fall

Old English feallan; related to Old Norse falla, Old Saxon, Old High German fallan to fall; see fell ²

British Dictionary definitions for fall (2 of 2)

Fall
/ (fɔːl) /

noun
the Fall theol Adam's sin of disobedience and the state of innate sinfulness ensuing from this for himself and all mankindSee also original sin
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