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hail down

To fall, or to be thrown or ejected, usually in a violent manner. I'd stay away from the corner house right now—that couple's in some sort of fight, and possessions are hailing down from the second floor.
See also: down, hail
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As she tried to hail down a car, suddenly she heard a familiar voice call out her name and as she turned around Laurie was waiting for her.
"Remember, you can only hail down public hire cabs - such as Hackney black cabs - and you must pre-book private hire cabs.
The Perseid shower takes its name from the constellation of Perseus, the point from which all the meteors appear to hail down from the sky.
OCT Al Hail down Majees CT In another Enhance-sponsored E Division T20 match, OCT Al Hail posted a 27-run win against Majees Cricket Team to end the season on a high.
This is an industrial-strength quintet that is committed to the idea of improvised grooves, utilising free-jazz techniques as they wing out at drum'n'bass speeds, flooding the beats with cranked-up electronics that seem to hail down from the early 1970s funk storms created by Miles Davis.
You hail down a cab, jump in, tell the man where you want to go and then, as he recognises your accent, settle back to watch the sympathy counter click up quicker than the meter.
"Do Diamonds Hail Down Upon Neptune and Uranus," UniSci: unisci.com/stories/19994/1001993.htm
"Tonight, it will remain windy with clear periods and scattered heavy wintry showers, with rain, sleet and hail down to low levels and snow over the hills."