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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·light v. i. [imp. & p. p. Alighted sometimes Alit p. pr. & vb. n. Alighting.]
 1. To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.
 2. To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.
 3. To come or chance (upon). [R.]