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faller

[faw-ler] /ˈfɔ lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that falls.
2.
any of various devices that operate by falling.
3.
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.
4.
a logger hired to cut down trees; feller.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see fall, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for faller

faller

/ˈfɔːlə/
noun
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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