fallen arch


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fallen arch

n
(Medicine) collapse of the arch formed by the instep of the foot, resulting in flat feet
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Noun1.fallen arch - an instep flattened so the entire sole rests on the ground
instep - the arch of the foot
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Each step taken, each phrase, every snapped string, fallen arch & kiss on a forgotten street in Verona or Paris transported us back--back to hidden paths, abandoned eaves & haylofts where a half century of starlings roosted, back to when we were lost in our dream-headed, separate eternities, searching till all the pieces fit together, till my sky is no bluer than your sky.
Angels trainer Ned Bergert said the result would be - here's a medical term we all understand - a fallen arch.
When rangers examined the fallen arch, they found footprints nearby, and piles of trash and beer bottles.