Definition of alow in English:

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alow

Pronunciation: /əˈləʊ/

adverb

1 archaic or dialect Below; downwards: cries came from alow and aloft
More example sentences
  • He then draws it alow; twofold is the reason why he must draw it alow.
  • Stained and morning-breathèd, we woke in Atocha, to puissant concussions alow the ground.
1.1 Nautical , archaic On or near the deck of a ship.
Example sentences
  • Then, with all her sails, light and heavy, and studding sails on each side, alow and aloft, she is the most glorious moving object in the world.

Origin

Late Middle English: from a-2 'on' + low1.

Words that rhyme with alow

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