up and down

adverb Date: 12th century 1. to and fro <
paced up and down
2. alternately upward and downward <
jump up and down
3. archaic here and there especially throughout an area 4. with regard to every particular ; thoroughly <
knew the territory up and down
up and down preposition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Up and down — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Up and down — Up Up ([u^]p), adv. [AS. up, upp, [=u]p; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. [=u]p, OHG. [=u]f, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See {Over}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • up-and-down — adjective Date: circa 1755 1. marked by alternate upward and downward movement, action, or surface 2. perpendicular …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Newry City and Down District Council — is a proposed Northern Irish local government district. Under the latest decision by the Review of Public Administration the district would be created by merging Newry and Mourne District Council and Down District Council, and by transferring the …   Wikipedia

  • Back to Basics: Live and Down Under — DVD Кристины Агилеры Дата выпуска 4 февраля, 2008 Записан 2007 Жанр поп,соул, R B, джаз, блюз Длительность …   Википедия

  • To beat up and down — Beat Beat, v. i. 1. To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly. [1913 Webster] The men of the city . . . beat at the door. Judges. xix. 22. [1913 Webster] 2. To move with pulsation or throbbing. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Up and Down (film) — Up and Down ( cs. Horem pádem) is a 2004 Czech film directed by Jan Hřebejk. It was the Czech Republic s submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Stockton Wood and Down — (gbmapping|ST958366) is a 61.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1951.ource* [http://www.english nature.org.uk/citation/citation photo/1002831.pdf English Nature citation sheet for the site]… …   Wikipedia

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