- A turbulent part of a body of liquid, due to powerful currents driving over submerged ridges.
- A cataract; a waterfall.
- A turbulent surface of liquid, brought on by powerful currents setting over submerged ridges; also, a dangerous submerged ridge or shoal.
- A cataract; nov a river; a rapid.
- Nautical: A dangerous lender or shoal lying close to the area regarding the water.
- A rippling or competition in the water, where, by the peculiarities of base, the water is propelled with great power, especially when the wind and tide or present set strongly collectively.
- a rapid drop inside sea-bottom, as on edge of a submarine terrace or ledge.
- That portion of a dam or weir over which the liquid drops or moves, such as the crest while the down-stream face associated with dam.
- to-fall over (anything).
- To attack (some body).
- to-fall over.
- Overshot, as a water-wheel.
- to-fall more than: as, a fog overfell them.
- To fall upon; to attack.
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