- calm; quiet.
Origin of lown1
1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots) lownen (v.), later lowne (adj.) < Old Norse logn calm (noun), lugna to calm
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Examples from the Web for lown
Doctors like Newman and Lown may be gaining a more prominent voice in the national conversation.PSA Testing, Like a Lot of Other Procedures, May Do More Harm Than Good, Some Doctors Argue
Casey Schwartz, Clark Merrefield
May 26, 2012
"'Blaw the wind ne'er so fast, it will lown at the last'" quoted Erica, smiling.We Two
Let us descend, then, from that most inclement front, into the lown boundaries of the Holm.
No want of lown places there, in which the creatures could lie with wool or hair unruffled among surrounding storms.
The wind has died down, and through the lown midnight air I heard the Auld Kirk clock strike the hour of twelve.Betty Grier
Because, like a lull at sea, or lown on land, it is felt to descend from Heaven on man's toilsome lot.Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2