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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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And builders of the ubiquitous ``tilt-up'' buildings that proliferate in industrial parks are now required to anchor walls to the roofs to prevent them from falling away from the buildings.
He gave them a dressing down after victory for falling away in a dismal second half.
His India paintings represented a falling away from his earlier perversity--or rather a stylization of it that caused it to lose all its uncanniness--but now, returning to the American scene where he is obviously at home, he has recovered his intuitive sense of devilishness.