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3 noun
Related topics: American Football, Birds
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

the downs

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

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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