Falling band
Falling Fall"ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster]

{Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i.

{Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early part of the 17th century.

{Falling sickness} (Med.), epilepsy. --Shak.

{Falling star}. (Astron.) See {Shooting star}.

{Falling stone}, a stone falling through the atmosphere; a meteorite; an a["e]rolite.

{Falling tide}, the ebb tide.

{Falling weather}, a rainy season. [Colloq.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]


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  • falling band — noun : fall 1d(2) * * * a large, flat collar, usually trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century. Also called fall. [1590 1600] * * * falling band noun A 17c man s collar of fine material turned down on the shoulders • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • falling band — fall′ing band n. clo a large flat collar, usu. trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century. Also called fall′ing col lar • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • falling band — a large, flat collar, usually trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century. Also called fall. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • Falling — Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling away — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling off — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling sickness — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling star — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling stone — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falling tide — Falling Fall ing, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. [1913 Webster] {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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