What does the word waterfall mean?

Usage examples for waterfall

  1. There is a staircase leading into the piazza by the waterfall." – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  2. How little she knew of the other prayer that rose beside hers through the rushing water- it was the first time I at least had ever prayed in a waterfall-" Oh, send forth Thy light and Thy truth; let them lead her!" – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  3. The pouring of the waterfall flowed on as a reminder of that fact. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram