tofall

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tofal, equivalent to to- +‎ fall. Compare Dutch toeval, German Zufall, Danish tilfælde, Swedish tillfälle, Icelandic tilfelli. More at to, fall.

Noun[edit]

tofall ‎(plural tofalls)

  1. Decline; settling; end; close.
    at to-fall of the day — A. E. Houseman, More Poems, XLIV
  2. (archaic, architechture) A shed or building annexed to the wall of a larger one, having its roof formed in a single slope with the top resting against the wall; lean-to.