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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.
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And next moment, with ape-like fury, he was trampling his victim under foot and hailing down a storm of blows, under which the bones were audibly shattered and the body jumped upon the roadway.
And the punches continue hailing down on Egyptian prankster Ramez Galal, who has been targeting both Arab and Hollywood celebrities with his new elaborate prank for his upcoming Ramadan show "Ramez Plays with Fire."
For within its sacred grounds, Majestic horse-chestnut grew - and grows still, Hailing down its heavenly harvest to all who would receive.
The trailer breaks down some of the new features that users of the Xbox 360's Kinect can look forward to, like calling out substitutions while running a play, or even hailing down a teammate for a pick, all through voice-activation.
Bugles, chuckles, and growls were hailing down from the surrounding mountains, and none sounded farther away than 500 yards.
Growing ever more hostile, and with a continuous barrage of missiles hailing down on the stage, when Baby shambles eventually mooched onto the stage, this tinderbox of tension could have easily gone off in their faces.
THERE was a time when hailing down a taxi in Dublin was a pretty safe thing to do.
The diamonds might be hailing down for thousands of kilometers to the ocean bottom--the planet's center--releasing heat as a result of friction (rubbing of one object surface to another).
The Hollywood hard man was forced to run for cover as a barrage of stones came hailing down on him outside the restaurant in the ritzy resort of Acapulco, in Mexico.