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aboon

[uh-boon]
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adverb, preposition Scot. and British Dialect.
  1. above.

Origin of aboon

1350–1400; Middle English abone, abowne; see above
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Examples from the Web for aboon

Historical Examples

  • The dochter o' th' one man in the warld that's harmed me aboon the rest!

    Bob, Son of Battle

    Alfred Ollivant

  • I should't tak ye to be aboon ninepence to t' shillin' at the varra most.

  • The lid will be aboon it and screwed down to-morrow, I dar' say.

    Checkmate

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

  • Then ye asked for a curl cut off aboon our brows—at least, frae mine and Mirren Semple's.

    Lochinvar

    S. R. Crockett

  • He went on: And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be happed here, snod an snog?

    Dracula

    Bram Stoker