Definition of avale


  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  lower :  let fall

  3. 2 obsolete :  to bring low :  abase

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  descend, dismount

  3. 2 obsolete :  to sink down :  flow down

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Origin and Etymology of avale

Middle English avalen, from Middle French avaler, from Old French, from aval downward, from a to (from Latin ad) + val valley — more at at, vale

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a brief usually trivial fact

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