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falling band

fall band
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl band]
    • /fɔl bænd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl band]
    • /fɔl bænd/

Definitions of falling band words

  • noun falling band a large, flat collar, usually trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century. 1
  • noun falling band a man's large flat collar, often lace-trimmed, worn during the 17th century 0

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Origin of falling band

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Falling band

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

falling band popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

falling band usage trend in Literature

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