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Definition of the adverb adown

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  1. [archaic] Down, downward; to or in a lower place.

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  1. [archaic] Down.

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Google previewCommentary on the Old Testament (2014)

by C. F. Keil, Franz Delitzsch

" ץראה־לכּ 'adown is a genitive dependent upon ןורא תירבה ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

adipate adown to + ire, itum, to go;; whence also reiterate, itinerary, and (from the 17th century) adit, an approach, entrance. Tennyson in THE PRINCESS (1847) promises: Yourself and yours shall have free adit. adipate. To eat fat; to eat so as ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

adown, adv., of which down2 is an aphetic form.] 1. In a descending direction; from a higher to a lower place, degree, or condition: as, to look down; to run down ; the temperature is down to zero. And aftre is Libye the hye, and Lybye the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Theories (2002)

by Lorraine Code

adown. on theground« to transform materialandsocial conditions, andfeminist theory,which is respectful of and responsible to the practices that are itssourcesand thatit informs. Inareciprocal process, feminist theory ismodifiedby what proves ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, ... To which is Prefixed, a Prosodial Grammar. By Thomas Sheridan .. The Sixth Edition (1796)

- Adown, å-dow'n. ad. Down-:on the ground. .* . Adown, å-dow'n. prep. Down towards, the ground. . . . . Adrift, å-driji'. ad. Floating at random- - Adroit, å-droit'. a. . A Rive, fkilful. - Adroitnefs, å-droit'-nèf . f.

Google previewA Dictionary of the First Or Oldest Words in the English Language: from the Semi-Saxon Period of A.D. 1250 to 1300 (1862)

Adown, prep. [adun]. O. and N. 1452 adv. RG. 376. Adownward, adv. RG. 362. Fragm.

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The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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