adjective, noun, verb (used with or without object) South Midland U.S.
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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|DAILY BEAST
Why,” he exclaimed, in a lowered voice, “that lown tore your pretty shirtwaist!Mountain Blood|Joseph Hergesheimer
"Blaw lown, Dan; ye dinna ken wha may hear ye," said Charlie.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
The wind has died down, and through the lown midnight air I heard the Auld Kirk clock strike the hour of twelve.Betty Grier|Joseph Waugh
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|John Wilson
Let us descend, then, from that most inclement front, into the lown boundaries of the Holm.