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 Fal-lals.Fall Āway (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fall.
 
In the fall. In the autumn, at the fall of the leaf. (An American revival.)   1
       
“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.   2
        “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.
 


 Fal-lals.Fall Āway (To). 

 
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