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down low

n. Slang
1. The state of being known or discussed by few: kept the information on the down low.
2. A state of secrecy, especially one regarding the activities of a man who considers himself heterosexual but who has sex with other men.
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A gas-jet was burning, turned down low. He saw some writing-paper on a little desk.
I had managed to bail all the water out of the boat with cupped hands, ending by mopping the balance up with my handkerchief--a slow and back-breaking procedure; thus I had made a comparatively dry place for the girl to lie down low in the bottom of the boat, where the sides would protect her from the night wind, and when at last she did so, almost overcome as she was by weakness and fatigue, I threw my wet coat over her further to thwart the chill.
"I see a light a-comin' roun' de p'int bymeby, so I wade' in en shove' a log ahead o' me en swum more'n half way acrost de river, en got in 'mongst de drift- wood, en kep' my head down low, en kinder swum agin de current tell de raff come along.
He lay down low to the race, whining eagerly, his splendid body flashing forward, leap by leap, in the wan white moonlight.
Reitzel added to her total with 11:28 left in the half by somehow scoring despite being double-teamed down low.
The "On a Bun" is chicken breast served on a milk bun with Down Low's sauce, sweet and sour slaw and house pickles.
Soundchecking on the Oscars stage with a full gospel choir for our 6am performance of Lights Down Low.
One of his biggest hits was 'Bend Down Low' which had been destined to be a 'B side' until Bob Marley listened to it at a London studio and urged The Groovers to make it the 'A side'.
Dev is responsible for global hits such as In the dark in 2012 and her 2010 debut single Bass Down Low.
One of two places you should be this month in Southeast Florida: Up high, or down low.
To save money, I keep the temp in my shop down low when I'm not in it and crank up the heat when I am.
Since getting pregnant with her journalist hubby Rami Radwan, Donia has stayed on the down low , deferring from making any public appearance and turning down all other work offers.