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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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We started well with a good cutting edge and were thinking of a try bonus but then fell away as we did against Llandovery, Cross Keys and Swansea.
Penrith's Gary Lockerbie fell away yesterday when he shot a two-over-par 74, but still claimed a top-30 finish with a share of 29th place.
Last season we did well for two-thirds of the campaign and fell away.
Ross Phillips Paddy Power, Players Championship We're happy to lay Ernie Els at 30-1 for Sawgrass glory because he fell away to 34th at the weekend in the Wachovia Championship and he was down in 74th place on the driving-accuracy stats for the week.
A two-under-par 68 in the morning left Wie in joint-13th place, with 18 places at Winged Foot available, but the 16-year-old Hawaiian fell away with a second-round 75 in the qualifying tournament in New Jersey.
From Ester Partegas's tarp-covered, boarded-off Monument to the Truth, 2005, in the center's yard, which echoed adjacent condo developments, to Bryan Savitz's Submissive Compressions, 2005, a set of fanciful cityscapes made of discarded fruit and vegetable cartons--that is to say, from witty conceptualism to BFA-grade monkeying-around--the show's concern with a recrudescence of form and tradition fell away in favor of a portrait of New York as an actual place rather than as a mere node in a global system.
The clubby Stars Above Us finally got some life into the crowd but this quickly fell away with the dirge Last Orders For Gary Stead.
When human beings fell away from him, he sent his Son to show us how to live.