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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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His toddler's flesh is burnt black, falling away from his legs and his shoulders.
Britain's Justin Rose has a fight on his hands to make it through to the weekend as well, his first round of the new season beginning promisingly, but then falling away to a 74.
American Catholic writer Thomas Storck sees the legal deconstruction of the last 40 years as part of "the apostasy of the gentiles," a phrase first applied in the nineteenth century following the general secularization of European thought and life in the decades after the French Revolution and the falling away of so many from the Faith.