down the banks love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a severe criticism, scolding, reprimand, or punishment
  • in prison


Unknown. Probably of Irish origin. (Wiktionary)


  • Better still, they heard that three of their ponies had escaped and were wandering wild far down the banks of the Running River, not far from where the rest of their stores had been left.

    The Hobbit


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