up and down


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Adv.1.Up and down - moving backward and forward along a given courseup and down - moving backward and forward along a given course; "he walked up and down the locker room"; "all up and down the Eastern seaboard"
2.Up and down - alternately upward and downwardup and down - alternately upward and downward; "he eyed him up and down"
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First we had supper, and then tramped up and down the deck together smoking till most midnight; then we went and set down in my stateroom and locked the doors and looked in the piece of paper to see if the di'monds was all right, then laid it on the lower berth right in full sight; and there we set, and set, and by-and-by it got to be dreadful hard to keep awake.
Wendy," he said, striding up and down, "I have asked the redskins to guide you through the wood, as flying tires you so.
To show that her departure would leave him unmoved, he skipped up and down the room, playing gaily on his heartless pipes.