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downed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Down  \Down\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Downed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {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  Colloq.]  ``To  down  proud  hearts.''  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  I  remember  how  you  downed  Beauclerk  and  Hamilton,  the 
  wits,  once  at  our  house.  --Madame 
  D'Arblay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  downed 
  adj  :  made  to  fall  (as  by  striking  or  cutting  or  shooting  or  by 
  illness  or  exhaustion);  "the  felled  boxer  lay  stretched 
  on  the  canvas";  "felled  trees  covered  the  hillside"; 
  "the  downed  oxen  lay  panting  in  the  heat";  "a  downed 
  deer"  [syn:  {felled}]  [ant:  {unfelled}] 




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