Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) With might; with full force; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
2. (n.) At full speed; in great haste; also, at once.
3. (v. t.) To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.
4. (v. i.) To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaAMAIN
a-man' (translated from the Greek eis phugen hormesan, "they rushed to flight"): The word is composed of the prefix "a" and the word "main," meaning "force." The expression is used by Milton, Parker, et al., but in Biblical literature found only in 2 Maccabees 12:22 where used to describe the flight of Timotheus and his army after he suffered defeat at the hands of Judas Maccabee ("They fled amain," i.e. violently and suddenly).
Diamond and his Mother Sat Down Upon the Edge of the Rough Grass ...
... till over the plain. he's shining amain. and they're at it again. praising and praising. ...
smooth it again. and it grows amain. and amain it grows. ...
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The Middle Colonies: the Jerseys, Delaware, and Pennsylvania --The ...
... . At once population began to flow amain. In 1677 two hundred and thirty
Quakers came in one ship and founded the town of Burlington. ...
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In Despondency and Temptation.
... be driven. Cry then, foolish world! amain, That God lov'd me never, That
my cherish'd hope is vain, Has deceiv'd me ever. Had God ...
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Up! Up! My Heart with Gladness.
... and storm. The world my laughter ever Moves, though it rage amain, It
rages, but can never Do ill, its work is vain. No trouble ...
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... O'er the heath new colours glow; Flowers and clover on the plain,. Merry rivals,
strive amain. Which can fastest grow. Lady! part me from my sadness,. ...
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A Favourite Song, or we Might Almost Call it a Ballad for Easter ...
... "Who will roll us away the stone,. That we may enter in amain. To anoint the Lord
as we are fain? Full precious spices and salve they brought,. ...
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A Love-Song of the Bride of Christ, in Early Summertide.
... The storks are back again,. The song of birds is heard once more,. And nests
are built amain. The leaves so fair. Steal forth to air,. ...
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... We weigh in balance false and vain; Christ and His love seek thou amain. In
all that thou hast planned: He who doth undertake too much,. ...
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... and melteth them again; His wind he makes to blow, and then. the waters flow
amain. ^19The doctrine of his holy word. to Jacob he doth show; ...
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Psalm 107:4. Fourth Part. LM Deliverance from Storms, and ...
... 3 Now to the heavens they mount amain, Now sink to dreadful deeps again; What strange
affrights young sailors feel, And like a staggering drunkard reel! ...
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3. (vt) To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc. 4. (vi) To lower the topsail, in token
of surrender; to yield. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. AMAIN
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