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2012, Tyler Jo Smith, Dimitris Plantzos, ''A Companion to Greek Art'' ((ISBN)):
- Narrative friezes in low relief were characteristic of Ionic architecture.
Pertaining to (or, especially of a language: spoken in) in an area which is at a lesser elevation, closer to sea level (especially near the sea), than other regions.
Below the batter's knees.
Of less than normal height or upward extent or growth, or of greater than normal depth or recession; below the average or normal level from which elevation is measured.
1607 (edition of 1967), Edward Topsell, ''The history of four-footed beasts'':
- It is a little low hearb (..)
1795, James Cavanah Murphy, ''Travels in Portugal'', page 15:
- The men are well-proportioned, rather low than tall, have a brown complexion, and reserved countenance.
1911(?), Anthony Trollope, ''Framley Parsonage'', page 13:
- "Now you mention her, I do remember the young lady," said Mrs. Grantly; "a dark girl, very low, and without much figure. She seemed to me to keep very much in the background."
1878, Mary Eliza Joy Haweis, ''The Art of Beauty'', London : Chatto & Windus, page 83:
- Again, observe the unmeaningness of the low neck fashion. Our mothers wore low dresses and bare arms all day long; they knew if their shoulders and arms were beautiful they would look as well by daylight as by candlelight; (..)
1917, George Amos Dorsey, ''Young Low'', page 195:
- Why do girls wear low dresses?
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1971, ''Keystone Folklore Quarterly'', volume 16, page 208:
- Therefore they must have been common in the 16th century also among the folk first of all not as a high festival food but rather as a low festival and Sunday food, if our experience proves accurate.
1720, ''The Delphick oracle'', page 35:
- Low-Sunday, is the Sunday after Easter, and is so call'd, because it is a low Festival in Comparison of that Day whereon Christ arose from Death to Life again.
Disparaging; assigning little value or excellence.
''She had a low opinion of cats. He took a low view of dogs.''
1826, Ebenezer Erskine, ''The Whole Works of the Rev. Ebenezer Erskine'', Sermon VII, page 103:
- The humble soul has low thoughts of his own person; as David, 'I am a worm, and no man.'
2012, Faith Hartmann, ''Only a Fool Would Have Believed It in the First Place'' ((ISBN)):
- Virginia, for example, reached such a low point in her junior year that she briefly considered suicide ...
1830, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, ''Byron's Poems'', page 511:
- And wilt thou weep when I am low?
1879, Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson, ''Poetical Works'', page 198:
- And let the mournful martial music blow; / For many a time in many a clime / The last great Englishman is low.
Small, not high (in amount or quantity, value, force, energy, etc).
1989, Bernard Smith, ''Sailloons and Fliptackers: The Limits to High-speed Sailing'' ((ISBN)):
- Unfortunately, low winds were the rule over the local waters and this craft was no better, if as good, as ordinary sailboats under such conditions.
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Having a small or comparatively smaller concentration of (a substance, which is often but not always linked by "in" when predicative).
Depleted, or nearing deletion; lacking in supply.
Simple in complexity or development.
1870, Edward Burnett Tylor, ''Researches Into the Early History of Mankind and the Development of Civilization'', page 80:
- In the case of languages spoken by very low races, like the Puris and the Tasmanians, the difficulty of deciding such a point must be very great.
Favoring simplicity (see e.g. (m), (w)).
1881, Anthony Trollope, ''Dr. Wortle's School: A Novel'', page 6:
- Among them there was none more low, more pious, more sincere, or more given to interference. To teach Mr. Worth his duty as a parish clergyman was evidently a necessity to such a bishop.
1889, Reginald Garton Wilberforce, ''Life of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford and Winchester'', page 152:
- (..) and give a judgment against not only Denison, but the Church&39;s doctrine; and that, it having once been given, we shall not get it reversed; and that the Church of England will seem to be committed to Low doctrine, which (..)
Being near the equator.
Lesser in value than other cards, denominations, suits, etc.
*1789, (w), ''Zeluco'', Valancourt 2008, p. 173:
- The Physicians ordered a low diet, and cooling ptisans in great abundance.
''Unemployment has reached a ten-year low.''
The minimum atmospheric temperature recorded at a particular location, especially during one 24-hour period.
''Today's low was 32 °F.''
''He is in a low right now.'' ''the highs and lows of bipolar disorder''
''A deep low is centred over the British Isles.''
The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle.
''Shift out of low before the car gets to eight miles per hour.''
A cheap, cost-efficient, or advantageous price.
''He got the brand new Yankees jersey for the low.''
Close to the ground.
Of a pitch, at a lower frequency.
(RQ:Shakespeare Twelfth Night)
With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently.
- The (..) odorous wind / Breathes low between the sunset and the moon.
Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply.
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In a time approaching our own.
- In that part of the world which was first inhabited, (..) even as low down as Abraham's time, they wandered with their flocks and herds.
''The moon runs low, i.e. comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.''
To lower; to make low.
- I shall only say this, that all the other graces must low the sail to faith, and so it is faith must carry us through, being that last triumphing grace, (..)
1661 (edition of 1885), Joseph Glanvill, ''Scepsis Scientifica: ... Vanity of Dogmatizing'', page 85:
- Now to use these as ''Hypotheseis'', as himself in his Word, is pleas'd to ''low'' himself to our capacities, is allowable:
1790, Andrew Shirrefs, ''Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect'', page 219:
- The merry fowks that were the ben, / By this time &39;gan to low their strain
1807, James Ruickbie, ''The Way-side Cottager; ... Miscellaneous Poems'', page 178:
- She was quite free of bad inventions, / But was a bitch o high pretenfions, / For the grit folk o&39; a dimensions, / Ran for her breed; / Dog-officers may low their pensions, / Since Venie&39;s dead, &39;Twas past the art o&39;man to cure her, / (..)
1899 May 6, ''Shetland News'':
- Dat 'ill be somtin' ta hise an' low wi' a ütterly breeze.
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1815, Walter Scott, ''Guy Mannering'', page 85:
- She was, as one of them expressed himself, in a light low (bright flame) when they observed a king&39;s ship, with her colours up, heave in sight from behind the cape. The guns of the burning vessel discharged themselves (..)
1843, John Wilson, ''The Noctes Ambrosianœ of "Blackwood".'', page 478:
- A boy fell aff his chair a&39; in a low, for the discharge had set him on fire (..)
1849, Charlotte Brontë, ''Shirley, by Currer Bell'', page 76:
- (..) and he was sure to light of a verse blazing wi&39; a blue brimstone low that set all straight.
1724 (edition of 1788), Allan Ramsay, ''The Tea-Table Miscellany'', page 23:
- Driest wood will eithest low,
1870, Edward Peacock, ''Ralf Skirlaugh, the Lincolnshire Squire: A Novel'', page 197:
- (..) in every crevice; and each individual brick shone and “lowed” with the intense heat. “As I am a Christian man,” thought he, “this is verily the mouth of the pit; and I am lost — lost for ever, for —”
1894, Samuel Rutherford Crockett, ''The Raiders'', page 82:
- Sand, striking a light with his flint and steel, and transferring the flame when it lowed up to the bowl of his tiny elf&39;s pipe, so small that it just let in the top of his little finger as he settled the tobacco in it as it began to burn.
1895, Robert Louis Stevenson, ''Works'', page 382:
- The next I saw, James parried a thrust so nearly that I thought him killed; and it lowed up in my mind that this was the girl&39;s father, and in a manner almost my own, and I drew and ran in to sever them.