(chiefly, North America, obsolete elsewhere) The time of the year when the leaves typically fall from the trees; autumn; the season of the year between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice. [from 16th c.]. (cricket, of a wicket) The action of a batsman being out.. (curling) A defect in the ice which causes stones thrown into an area to drift in a given direction.. (informal, US) [...]
Denotes a quasi-past participle or participle-like adjective when attached to a noun or verb.. Denotes the past participle form when attached to a verb.
(countable, Christianity) One who has fallen, as from grace.. (pluralonly) Casualties of battle or war.. (pluralonly) The dead (literary) killed in battle. Having collapsed. Having dropped by the force of gravity. Having lost one's chastity.