Ablow meaning

1891, Lizette Woodworth Reese, “Hallowmas” (poem), in A Handful of Lavender, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, page 13.

You know, the year's not always May —

Oh, once the lilacs were ablow !

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1989, Stephen L. Swynn, Garden Wisdom: Or, from One Generation to Another, Ayer Publishing, ISBN 0836905024, page 110.

[…] against the green, yet, growing in tilled soil, grow stronger and taller than any daffodil can grow in turf : hundreds of them are ablow together, and the very robustness of their splendour […]

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(dated, postpositive) Blowing or being blown; windy.
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(Scotland) Below.
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Origin of ablow

  • a- +‎ blow (“alteration of below”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From a- +‎ blow.

    From Wiktionary