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down

3 noun
     
Related topics: American Football, Birds
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1 [uncountable]DCB soft hair like a baby's
2 [uncountable]HBB the soft fine feathers of a bird
3 [countable]DSA one of the four chances that an American football team has to move forward when it is their turn to have the ball
4

the downs

DNSG low round hills covered with grass, as in the south of England
5

have a down on somebody

British English informal to dislike or have a bad opinion of someone:
For some reason, Malcolm had a down on the whole teaching profession.

➔ ups and downs

at up2 (1)

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