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Meaning of ADOWN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A*down"\, adv. [OE. adun, adoun, adune. AS. of d[=u]ne
    off the hill. See {Down}.]
    From a higher to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on
    the ground. [Archaic] ``Thrice did she sink adown.''
    --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \A*down"\, prep.
    Down. [Archaic & Poetic]
    
          Her hair adown her shoulders loosely lay displayed.
                                                   --Prior.
    
    
 

 

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