Definitions for deadfallˈdɛdˌfɔl

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  1. a trap, esp. for large game, in which a weight falls on and crushes the prey.

    Category: Sport

  2. a mass of brush and fallen trees.

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  1. deadfall(Noun)

    A kind of trap for large animals, consisting of a heavy board or log that falls on to the prey.

  2. deadfall(Noun)


  3. deadfall(Noun)

    A cheap, rough saloon or bar.

  4. Origin: From dead + fall.


  1. Deadfall

    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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