Related to Aboon: fanfaronade, henceforth


prep.1.and adv. Above.
Aboon the pass of Bally-Brough.
- Sir W. Scott.
The ceiling fair that rose aboon.
- J. R. Drake.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
My grand-daughter doesn't like to be kept waitin' when the tea is ready, for it takes me time to crammle aboon the grees, for there be a many of `em, and miss, I lack belly-timber sairly by the clock."
He went on, "And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be haped here, snod an' snog?" I assented again.
Marsh End had belonged to the Rivers ever since it was a house: and it was, she affirmed, "aboon two hundred year old--for all it looked but a small, humble place, naught to compare wi' Mr.
Will provided many instances of the sustained assiduity Burns demonstrated in his local regiment and confidently concluded that the bard had become a volunteer 'because he was opposed to the turbulent crowd who would have "set the mob aboon the throne" and wished to do his part in preventing social disorder'.
Aboon them a' ye tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye wordy of a grace - As lang's my arm.
Digitalexpression is a powerful tool in one'shands and if used properly, can be aboon for self-branding.
Aboon them a' ye tak your place, Painch [paunch], tripe or thairm [intestines or chitterlings]: Weel are ye wordy o' a grace [worthy of a grace] As lang's my arm.
Ironically the gas blamed for global warming is proving to be aboon in cosmetology
He agrees, and finds himself bound to her for seven years, time he must spend in Elfland, where, it emerges, he must not speak a single word if he wishes to return to his "ain countrie." The road to Elfland lies between the path of righteousness and the path of wickedness, and is described in stanzas that are not always included in printed versions of the ballad: O they rade on, and farther on, And they waded thro' rivers aboon the knee, And they saw neither sun nor moon, But they heard the rushing of the sea.
in the SCOTS documents there are 92 instances of abune, 100 of abuin, 4 of aboon and 1 of abin.
Say I'll gang [walk] tae the cobbler and get him tae sort ma shoon [shoes] An inch thick around the bottom and clouted weel aboon [well patched above].