adverb, preposition Scot. and British Dialect.
Origin of aboon
Examples from the Web for aboon
The lid will be aboon it and screwed down to-morrow, I dar' say.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He went on: And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be happed here, snod an snog?Dracula|Bram Stoker
Aboon a', are ye sure that ye esteem and respect ane anither?
But Kirsty was determined that we should never sink while we had a finger to wag to keep us aboon the water.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 18|Alexander Leighton
There never was a trade so unhealthy yet but men would fight to get wark at it for twa pennies a day aboon the common wage.Chronicles of the Canongate|Sir Walter Scott