Definition of Adown. Meaning of Adown. Synonyms of Adown

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Definition of Adown

Adown
Adown 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.
Adown
Adown A*down", prep. Down. [Archaic & Poetic] Her hair adown her shoulders loosely lay displayed. --Prior.

Meaning of Adown from wikipedia

- sparkled as two diamonds, and her lips were tinted like a tourmaline. All adown her back floated tresses of ruddy gold, with a slender jeweled circlet confining...
- Mare, and thereafter illustrated five more of his books for children: Down-Adown-Derry (1922), Crossings (1923), The Dutch Cheese (1931), Mr. Bumps and His...
- of the first entries in Skeat is for the letter A, which begins: "...(1) adown; (2) afoot; (3) along; (4) arise; (5) achieve; (6) avert; (7) amend; (8)...
- (1917) Motley and Other Poems (1918) The Veil and Other Poems (1921) Down-Adown-Derry: A Book of Fairy Poems (1922) (illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop)...
- Nethanjahu Nethanjah 138a 138 אֲדֹנִיָּהוּ‎ 'Adoniyahuw אֲדֹנִיָּה‎ 'Adoniyah 'adown [# 113] Adonijahu Adonijah 452a 452 אֵלִיָּהוּ‎ 'Eliyahu אֵלִיָּה‎ 'Eliyah...
- abouts (regional, U.S.) acrost (regional, Australia, England, and U.S.) adown (archaic; poetic; rare) a-eastell (obsolete; regional, Scotland) afore (archaic;...
- ****berland. Letitia Elizabeth Landon writes "It sweeps, as sweeps an army Adown the mountain side, With the voice of many thunders, Like the battle’s sounding...
- an inspiration to Burns who wrote several songs in her honour, such as "Adown Wandering Nith", "Phillis the Fair" and "Philly and Willie." Burns bawdy...
- 26) 3. Landscape: Lento Ye ice falls! Ye that from the mountain's brow/ Adown enormous ravines slope amain —/ Torrents, methinks, that heard a mighty...
- and true my arrows are, In my painted quiver, Swift goes my light canoe Adown the rapid river. "Bold is my warrior good, The love of Alfarata, Proud waves...
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