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Have down   /hæv daʊn/   Listen
Have down

Have (something) mastered.

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"Have down" Quotes from Famous Books

... my lady, you look wonderful. I guess there was some sleep in the little old bed after all; but you shall have down to sleep on if you ...
— In Apple-Blossom Time - A Fairy-Tale to Date • Clara Louise Burnham

... feasibility of sitting there at all times and seasons, and had fallen into a momentary silence, leaning our faces on our hands and looking at the fire, one of our party said, with the solemn air of a man who had made a discovery, 'What a relish mulled claret will have down here!' which appeared to strike us all most forcibly; as though there were something spicy and high-flavoured in cabins, which essentially improved that composition, and rendered it quite incapable of ...
— American Notes for General Circulation • Charles Dickens

... is uncertain. When the swallows are seen hawking very high it is a good indication; the insects upon which they feed venture up there only in the most auspicious weather. Yet bees will continue to leave the hive when a storm is imminent. I am told that one of the most reliable weather signs they have down in Texas is afforded by the ants. The ants bring their eggs up out of their underground retreats, and expose them to the warmth of the sun to be hatched. When they are seen carrying them in again in great haste, though there be not a cloud in the sky, your walk or your drive must be ...
— A Year in the Fields • John Burroughs

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