down

  1. soft fine feathers
  2. a complete play to advance the football
  3. English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
  4. (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil

Down

[Parliament of Ireland constituency] Down was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. ==History== In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Down was represented with two members. ==Members of Parliament== ===1585–1801=== == ==Elections== ===Elections in the 1790s=== At the 1797 general elect...
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Down

the direction away from London (but there are some exceptions to this rule).
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Down

To be in with, part of the group or action (as in 'he's down with us'). Part of your connection, if you are down with someone.
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Down

Not available or switched off, details ...
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down

[adj] - being or moving lower in position or less in some value 2. [adj] - understood perfectly 3. [adj] - shut 4. [adj] - not functioning (temporarily or permanently) 5. [adj] - the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase 6. [adv] - from an earlier time 7. [adv] - to a lower intensity 8. [adv] - in an i...
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Down

when a public-access site runs into technical trouble, and you can no longer gain access to it, it's 'down'
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Down

Down (doun) noun [ Akin to LG. dune , dun , Icelandic dūnn , Swedish dun , Danish duun , German daune , confer Dutch dons ; perhaps akin to English dust .] 1. Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or pl...
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Down

Down (doun') transitive verb To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down. [ R.] Young.
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Down

Down noun [ Middle English dun , doun , Anglo-Saxon dūn ; of Celtic origin; confer Ir. dūn hill, fortified hill, Gael. dun heap, hillock, hill, W. din a fortified hill or mount; akin to English town . See Town , and confer Dow...
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Down adverb [ For older adown , Anglo-Saxon ad...n , ad...ne , prop., from or off the hill. See 3d Down , and confer Adown , and confer Adown .] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;...
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Down preposition [ From Down , adverb ] 1. In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well. 2. Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; a...
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Down transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Downed (dound); present participle & verbal noun Downing .] To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down. [ Archaic or C...
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Down

Down intransitive verb To go down; to descend. Locke.
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Down adjective 1. Downcast; as, a down look. [ R.] 2. Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl. 3. Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway. Down...
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down

<dermatology, zoology> Fine, soft feathers, soft, fine hair. ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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down

down pat(p) adjective understood perfectly; `had his algebra problems down`
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down

verb eat immoderately; `Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal`
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Down

• (prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural. • (n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down • (a.) Downcast; as, a down look. • (adv.) From a g...
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(from the article `football, gridiron`) ...with Yale, both games ending in scoreless ties that bored spectators as much as they frustrated Yale`s players, Camp proposed a rule that a team ...
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Down

former (until 1973) county, eastern Northern Ireland. It was bounded by Belfast Lough (inlet of the sea; north), the Irish Sea (east), Carlingford ... [2 related articles]
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down

one of 4 chances a team on offense has to gain 10 yards; also, the state of a player who has just been tackled; also, a ball that a player touches to the ground in the end zone to get a touchback.
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down

The soft under feathers of geese and ducks. Naturally warm, soft, and lightweight when dry, but useless when wet; used in insulated garments and sleeping bags. Down provides the best insulator compared to weight and is also the most compressible of all insulations.
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down

one of a series of plays in which the offensive team must advance at least 10 yards or lose possession. First down is the first of the plays; fourth is the last down in American, and third in Canadian, football. A first down occurs after a change of possession of the ball, after advancing the ball 10 yards following a previous first down or after c...
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Down

Down, district (1991 pop. 57,050), 246 sq mi (637 sq km), SE Northern Ireland. The principal town is Downpatrick. The shoreline extends along the Irish Sea and is deeply indented by Strangford Lough. The undulating surface rises to the beautiful Mourne Mts. in the south. Chief rivers are the Lagan a...
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