Definition of Remain down
1. Verb. Be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten.
Category relationships: Boxing, Fisticuffs, Pugilism
Generic synonyms: Lose
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Literary usage of Remain down
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"At each pick of the loom a new card is brought against the needle board and determines the hooks to be raised and those to remain down for that pick. ..."
2. The Theory and Practice of the Art of Weaving by Hand and Power: With by John Watson (1873)
"... the needles should be down when the reed wants half-an-inch from the fell of the cloth, and remain down until the reed has receded another inch, ..."
3. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"Le Beck, in his 'Asiatic Researches/ London, 1798, reports that he saw a diver remain down seven minutes." These instances are all within the bounds of ..."
4. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"I have before said sainfoin is not allowed to remain down so long as on the Cotswolds r it is here'more as я substitue for seeds, and seldom lies down more ..."
5. American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a Collection of All by William Weeks Morrill, Frank Bixby Gilbert, Austin B. Griffin (1910)
"... or in permitting it to remain down and out of place." It is contended by appellant that the petition does not charge negligence in maintaining the wire ..."
6. American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a Collection of All by William Weeks Morrill, Frank Bixby Gilbert, Austin B. Griffin (1904)
"But there are in the declaration—especially in the third and fourth counts—very specific charges that the company allowed its wires to remain down in the ..."
7. The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease by Thomas Bull (1853)
"It must never be allowed to remain down, and the sooner the attempt be made to return it, the easier it will be to effect. Lay the child on its back,—place ..."
8. Days with Industrials: Adventures and Experiences Among Curious Industries by Alexander Hay Japp (1889)
"The fishers remain down five hours a day; and though in autumn the sea is ... they go into the depths with their heavy diving armour, and remain down for ..."