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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Avale  \A*vale"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [F.  avaler  to  descend,  to  let  down 
  See  {Avalanche}.] 
  1.  To  cause  to  descend;  to  lower;  to  let  fall;  to  doff. 
  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
  2.  To  bring  low  to  abase.  [Obs.]  --Sir  H.  Wotton. 
  3.  (v.  i.)  To  descend;  to  fall;  to  dismount.  [Obs.] 
  And  from  their  sweaty  courses  did  avale.  --Spenser.