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  • A fall of water over a precipice, as in a river or brook; a waterfall less than a cataract.
         Now murm'ring soft, now roaring in cascade. -Cawper
  • (figurative) A stream or sequence of a thing or things occurring as if falling like a cascade.
         The rise in serotonin levels sets off a cascade of chemical events — Richard M. Restak, The Secret Life of the Brain, Joseph Henry Press, 2001
  • To fall in a cascade.
  • (archaic) (slang) To vomit.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cas*cade" (kăs*kād"), n. [F. cascade, fr. It. cascata, fr. cascare to fall.] A fall of water over a precipice, as in a river or brook; a waterfall less than a cataract.

The silver brook . . . pours the white cascade.
Longfellow.

Now murm'ring soft, now roaring in cascade.
Cowper.

Cas*cade", v. i. 1. To fall in a cascade. Lowell.

2. To vomit. [Slang] Smollett.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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