Definitions for deadfallˈdɛdˌfɔl
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a trap, esp. for large game, in which a weight falls on and crushes the prey.
a mass of brush and fallen trees.
Origin of deadfall:
A kind of trap for large animals, consisting of a heavy board or log that falls on to the prey.
A cheap, rough saloon or bar.
Origin: From dead + fall.
Deadfall is a 1993 film directed by Christopher Coppola. Coppola co-wrote the script with friend, Nick Vallelonga. Starring Michael Biehn, Nicolas Cage, Charlie Sheen, James Coburn, and Peter Fonda.
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