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ID #3615

fall out

[OED, military to drop behind a marching body (e.g. from fatigue)] v. to faint: I feel as if lam going to fall out; I have abed pain (Andros). He was about to send me home when I feel out (COB). (Black)

—n. a fainting spell: She had a fall-out (Inagua).

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Last update: 2010-11-27 14:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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