Falcation Fal*ca"tion, n. The state of being falcate; a bend in the form of a sickle. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Defalcation — De fal*ca tion, n. [LL. defalcatio: cf. F. d[ e]falcation.] 1. A lopping off; a diminution; abatement; deficit. Specifically: Reduction of a claim by deducting a counterclaim; set off. Abbott. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is lopped off,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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