Verb amain Definition and Examples


Verb:

amain

Definition as verb:

(nautical) To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.

More definition:


1.with full force.

2.at full speed.

3.suddenly; hastily.

4.exceedingly; greatly.

1. (archaic or poetic) with great strength, speed, or haste Word OriginC16, from a-² + main1Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1530s, from main (adj.) by analogy with other words in a- (e.g. afoot).

Examples:

Verse 26: " It is good to wait " (5'n15) " in silence "(amain Is.



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