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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Befall \Be*fall"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. {Befell}; p. p. {Befallen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befalling}.] [AS. befeallan; pref. be- + feallan to fall.] To happen to.

I beseech your grace that I may know The worst that may befall me. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Befall \Be*fall"\, verb (used without an object) To come to pass; to happen.

I have revealed . . . the discord which befell. --Milton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

befall

verb

1: become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?" [syn: {befall}, {bechance}, {betide}]

2: happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana) [syn: {happen}, {befall}, {bechance}]


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