1. of Fall

  1. imp. of Fall.


  1. Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.
  2. Eager; earnest; intent.
  3. Gall; anger; melancholy.


  1. A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; -- used chiefly in composition, as woolfell.
  2. A barren or rocky hill.
  3. A wild field; a moor.
  4. The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting.
  5. A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses.
  6. The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.

v. i.

  1. To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring down or to the ground; to cut down.

v. t.

  1. To sew or hem; -- said of seams.