aground

[ uh-ground ]
/ əˈgraʊnd /

adverb, adjective

on or into the ground; in a stranded condition or state: The ship ran aground.

Origin of aground

1250–1300; Middle English. See a-1, ground1
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aground

/ (əˈɡraʊnd) /

adverb, adjective

(postpositive) on or onto the ground or bottom, as in shallow water

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