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Fall Upon

(To). To attack, as “to fall upon the rear,” a Latin phrase, “ultimis incidere; ” to throw oneself on, as, “he fell on his sword,” “manu sua cadere; ” to happen on, as, “On what day will the games fall?”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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