default on


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Verb1.default on - fail to pay up
fail, neglect - fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
References in classic literature ?
But, I submit myself to suffer judgment to go by default on all these counts, if need be, and to accept the assurance (on good authority) that nothing like them was ever known in this land.
cried the boy, seeming to be rather relieved by this default on the part of the hollow down by the flare.
There is no instance of any default on the Governor's personal and unauthorized loans, for which they called him the Father of Waterwheels.