A*vale" (?), v. t. & i. [F. avaler to descend, to let down. See Avalanche.]
To cause to descend; to lower; to let fall; to doff.
To bring low; to abase.
Sir H. Wotton.
3. v. i.
To descend; to fall; to dismount.
And from their sweaty courses did avale.
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