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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A trap, especially for large game; Also: A mass of brush and downed trees.

Usage examples (37)
  • But in heavy snow, when deadfall is buried and wet, a fire can be hard to spark and difficult to maintain.
  • Another "deadfall" for taking capercailzie in Norway is described by
  • "And I hope you get caught in some kind of deadfall and have to come screaming to the cops."
  • The road that had been cut off by a huge deadfall. for more
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