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English

Etymology

From a- + Old English bufan.

Preposition

aboon

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Above.
    • Aboon the pass of Bally-Brough. - Sir W. Scott

Adverb

aboon (not comparable)

Positive
aboon

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Above.
    • The ceiling fair that rose aboon. - J. R. Drake

Scots

Alternative spellings

Preposition

aboon

  1. above
  2. higher up

Adverb

aboon (not comparable)

Positive
aboon

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. above
  2. in good sorts, better condition

References

  • Dictionary of the Scots Language, Scottish Language Dictionaries, Edinburgh [1]

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