Meaning of alow

a•low

Pronunciation: (u-lō'), [key]
— adv. Naut.
  1. below decks.
  2. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the lower rigging, specifically, below the lower yards (opposed to aloft).

a•low

Pronunciation: (u-lō'), [key]
— adj., adv. Northern Brit. Dial.
  1. ablaze; aflame.
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