faller

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

faller (plural fallers)

  1. One who falls.
  2. An apple that falls from the tree, rather than being picked.
  3. (engineering) A part which acts by falling, such as a stamp in a fulling mill, or the device in a spinning machine to arrest motion when a thread breaks.

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Adjective[edit]

faller m (feminine fallera, masculine plural fallers, feminine plural falleres)

  1. Of or relating to The Falles

Noun[edit]

faller m (plural fallers)

  1. Someone taking part in The Falles

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French faloir, from an earlier *falleir, from Latin fallō, fallere, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

Verb[edit]

faller

  1. (impersonal) to be necessary

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Verb[edit]

faller

  1. present tense of falla.