A*vale" (?), v. t. & i. [F. avaler to descend, to let down. See Avalanche.]

1.

To cause to descend; to lower; to let fall; to doff.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

2.

To bring low; to abase.

[Obs.]

Sir H. Wotton.

3. v. i.

To descend; to fall; to dismount.

[Obs.]

And from their sweaty courses did avale. Spenser.

 

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