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lown1

[loun] /laʊn/
adjective, noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), South Midland U.S.
1.
calm; quiet.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English (Scots) lownen (v.), later lowne (adj.) < Old Norse logn calm (noun), lugna to calm
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