adverb, preposition Scot. and British Dialect.
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Origin of aboon
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Example sentences from the Web for aboon
Laith will the lassie be to weet her bonny shoon, but lang ere the play'll be ower she'll wat her hat aboon.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
Aud Snow, a notified clock-makker 'at lived up aboon abit here, had the managing of her a lang time, at so much a year.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Often she exclaimed with solemn fervency, "The gift I hae is fae aboon, an' what He gies daurna be hidit."The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
But, mind ye—no a word o' this to ony living human being, and aboon a' to Provost Binkie.
Her seven sons in seven swans, Aboon their heads to flee; And he himsell a gay gos-hawk, A bird o high degree.A Book of Ballads, Volume 3|Various