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Fall

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In the fall. In the autumn, at the fall of the leaf. (An American revival.)

“What crowds of patients the town doctor kills,

Or how, last fall, he raised the weekly bills.”


Dryden: Juvenal.

To try a fall. To wrestle, when each tries to “fall” or throw the other.


“I am given, sir, … . to understand that your younger brother, Orlando, hath a disposition to come in disguised against me to try a fall.”—As You Like It, i. 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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