adverb, preposition Archaic.

before 1000; Middle English adoun, Old English of dūne off the hill. See a-2, down2 Unabridged
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We show that this portion of the loan is adown-and-out cash-or-nothing call option.
When the car comes to adown grade they jump on and ride.
She came upon it when a freight train was approaching on adown grade.
Electrical current can be imposed ins elected areas to protect the outside of adown hole casing.
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