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alow2

or alowe

[uh-loh] /əˈloʊ/
adjective, adverb, Northern British Dialect.
1.
ablaze; aflame.
Origin of alow2
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English o loghe, a lowe; see a-1, low3
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alow

/əˈləʊ/
adverb, adjective
1.
(postpositive) (nautical) in or into the lower rigging of a vessel, near the deck
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