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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of downweigh.

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Examples

  • But the Badawi found that the other had the better of him and weighed him down as the quintal downweighs the diner; and he looked at his legs firmly planted on the ground, and saw that they were as two minarets83 strongly based, or two tent-poles in earth encased, or two mountains which may not he displaced.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Badawi found that the other had the better of him and weighed him down as the quintal downweighs the diner; and he looked at his legs firmly planted on the ground, and saw that they were as two minarets [FN#83] strongly based, or two tent-poles in earth encased, or two mountains which may not he displaced.

    Arabian nights. English

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