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up and down

adverb

Definition of UP AND DOWN

1
:  to and fro <paced up and down>
2
:  alternately upward and downward <jump up and down>
3
archaic :  here and there especially throughout an area
4
:  with regard to every particular :  thoroughly <knew the territory up and down>
up and down preposition

First Known Use of UP AND DOWN

12th century

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