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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 previewFausset's Bible Dictionary and King James Bible (2017)

by TruthBeTold Ministry, Robert Jamieson, Andrew Robert Fausset, David Brown

Baal means Lord f, in the sense of owner, possessor; but Adown means Lordf, master. The Hebrew f article distinguishes the proper name f Baal from the common noun; Bel, the Babylonian idolf (Is 46:1), is related. Midian f ...

Google previewCommentary on the Old Testament (2014)

by C. F. Keil, Franz Delitzsch

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

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 dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman (D. Johns). (1835)

by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns

Adown, ad, amy ny tany. Adown. prep, ambany. Adread, ad. matahotra. Adrift, ad. mitsinkafona. Adroit, a. mahay zavatra. Adroitness,*, fuhaizan-jayatra. Adrv, a. mangetaheta, maiua. Adscitittoua, a. manampy hahefa. Adsiriction, s. famehezana ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Under, beneath, adown, underneath. ANT. Above, over, aloft. Bend. SYN. Curve, deviate, incline, tend, swerve, diverge, mold, persuade, influence, bias, dispose, direct, lower, subordinate to, lean, deflect, bow, condescend, yield, stoop, submit ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

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 af tre is Libye the hye, and Lybye the ...

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 previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ADOWN," r *Howarp.; see Dows. And stones adonward slonge vp hem y nowe, And myd speres and myd flon vaste of hem slowe, And myd suerd and myd ax. R. Gloucester, p 362. Whan Phebus dwelled ...

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