Meaning of falling house in English:

falling house


rare Astrology
  • (Chiefly in plural) the last house of each quadrant of the zodiac; also called cadent house.

    A planet passing into a falling house is generally considered by astrologers to have a lower degree of influence than when located in the first house of the quadrant (the angular or cardinal house) or the second house (the succedent house).


Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. After post-classical Latin domus cadens.