What does Adown mean?

Adown meaning in General Dictionary

Down

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  • From a higher to a reduced situation downward right down to or on the ground
  • From a greater to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on the ground.
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Adown meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) From a greater to less situation; downward; down, to or on the ground.

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  • (prep.) Down.

Sentence Examples with the word Adown

No: he desired a canoe like those of Nantucket, all the more congenial to him, being a whaleman, that like a whale-boat these coffin-canoes were without a keel; though that involved but uncertain steering, and much lee-way adown the dim ages.

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