To fall to ruins; to go to ruin; to become decayed or dilapidated; to perish. "Though he his house of polished marble build, yet shall it ruin like the moth's frail cell." (Sandys) "If we are idle, and disturb the industrious in their business, we shall ruin the faster." (Locke)

(01 Mar 1998)

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