a person or thing that falls.
any of various devices that operate by falling.
Textiles. a device for cleaning, straightening, and separating fibers during combing of worsted stock, consisting of a series of metal pins set into a rectangular bar or rod.
a logger hired to cut down trees; feller.

1400–50; late Middle English; see fall, -er1

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faller (ˈfɔːlə)
1.  any device that falls or operates machinery by falling, as in a spinning machine
2.  one that falls, esp a horse that falls at a fence in a steeplechase
3.  (US), (Canadian) a person who fells trees

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