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Adown Explained

Adown at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

n the part of the owner, to the use. If the use would be for the benefit of
the deposit, the assent of the owner may well be presumed; if to his injury,
or perilous, it ought not to be presumed; if the use would be indifferent,
and other circumstances, do not incline either way, the use may be deemed
not allowable. Jones' Bailm. 80, 81; Story on Bailm. Sec. 90; 1 Bouv. Inst.
n. 1008, et seq

adown at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » adun|adūn, earlier Inter: term » of|lang=ang Inter: term » dun|dūne|off the hill|lang=ang (compare Latin Inter: term » ad vallum > Old French Inter: term » à val, used in the same way).

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /əˈdaʊn/

Adverb

Inter: en-ad » v
  • Inter: archai » c down, downward; to or in a lower place.
    1. 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book X:
    2. : Whan Sir Palomydes had herde hym sey so, he kneled adowne and asked mercy ....

      Preposition

      Inter: en-pre » p


  • Inter: archai » c down

    Quotations

    * Inter: seeCite » s

  • Translation: et » adown
    Translation: ko » adown
    Translation: pl » adown
    Translation: sv » adown
    Translation: ta » adown

    Related words:

    Adowa