Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Wednesday's Word

Word: Fallen away (Adj. phrase)
Definition: physically wasted, gant

"Poor Michael has fallen away something awful since his wife left him."
"Well, he's moving in with his mother now. She'll fat him up."

(Definition from: "How to Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by the Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press.)

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