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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fault  \Fault\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Faulted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Faulting}.] 
  1.  To  charge  with  a  fault;  to  accuse;  to  find  fault  with  to 
  blame.  [Obs.] 
 
  For  that  I  will  not  fault  thee.  --Old  Song. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  To  interrupt  the  continuity  of  (rock  strata)  by 
  displacement  along  a  plane  of  fracture;  --  chiefly  used  in 
  the  p.  p.;  as  the  coal  beds  are  badly  faulted. 




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