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1. One who cuts down trees; a lumberjack or feller.
2. A machine part or device that operates by falling.


1. (Textiles) any device that falls or operates machinery by falling, as in a spinning machine
2. (Horse Racing) one that falls, esp a horse that falls at a fence in a steeplechase
3. (Forestry) US and Canadian a person who fells trees


(ˈfɔ lər)

1. one that falls.
2. a device that operates by falling.
3. a logger hired to cut down trees; feller.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faller - a person who fells treesfaller - a person who fells trees    
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
scorer - a logger who marks trees to be felled
2.faller - a person who falls; "one of them was safe but they were unable to save the faller"; "a faller among thieves"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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Sangres made a fine park of them, with a herd of faller deer.
What for a Svaidish faller like me monkey with none of my biziness, I don't know," he soliloquized.
Ay tank you fish patrol fallers never ban so lucky as when you sail with Ole Ericsen," he was saying, when a rifle cracked sharply astern, and a bullet gouged along the newly painted cabin, glanced on a nail, and sang shrilly onward into space.
But there's a way to make money from misery - bookies Betway offer 4-6 that there is at least one faller at the first.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- [R][R][R]The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is proud to announce Jamie Hayes, QPCF, AIF, C(k)P and Don Faller, CFP, C(k)P, of FiduciaryFirst as part of 10 national semi-finalists for its 2015 401(k) Advisor Leadership Award.
Faller focuses on infantry and their use of light artillery and includes comparisons of the luxury of camp life in cities to living in tents, in addition to discussion of the effects of the war on their lives and those back home, the interactions of the men with the citizens of Louisiana, and their feelings about the people, their officers, and each other.
Summary: Banks led European shares lower for a second day on Tuesday on the back of political turmoil in Italy, with Dutch lender KBC Groep the top faller after it sold a fresh batch of shares.
Pharmaceuticals company Shire was the biggest top flight faller, down 11% or 223p to 1743p, after US regulators approved generic copies of its hyperactivity drug Adderall XR.
Taunton, with a faller-rate of 14 per cent in the last eight seasons, is second only to the National course, while the fences at Kelso (13 per cent), Plumpton (13), Fakenham (12) and Musselburgh (12) have also claimed plenty of victims and these stats have convinced me that the combination of moderate horses being asked to jump fences at speed is a major recipe for high numbers of fallers and unseats.
Jeno Faller, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said on Friday that his country supported Turkey's European Union (EU) membership.
Written and illustrated by Regis Faller, "Polo and Lily" is a whimsical children's book told entirely through colored cartoon pictures of Polo the tree-island dwelling pup and his cloud -traveling trickster rabbit visitor, Lily.
Lloyds was today's biggest faller with an 8 per cent drop, down 5.