See also: Löwen
- (rare, transitive, intransitive) To make or become low.
- 1815, In the King's Bench, page 28:
- […] and a wide ware or float can be put down in lieu thereof, of the same height as the said water gates or floats when lowened, and of the exact width and other dimensions as the present float at Wangford mill, and in the same manner as the float at Wangford mill; […]
- 1894, David Simpson Graham, The New Werther, Or The Wealsman's Wrath, page 196:
- Must I be lowened from the clouds dazzling
Olympus' heights unto the apex point
Which man nor scales, Joveward, save when we fill
His soul on wing with swiftly-thinning air,
Wherein gross mortal parts retard the rise?
- 1898, The Far East: An Exponent of Japanese Thoughts and Affairs, page 272:
- And in the morning it will be foul weather to-day; for the sky is red and lowening.
- Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
- 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.250)