Definition for A-MAIN'

A-MAIN', adv. [Sax. a and mægn, force, strength. See May, Might.]

With force, strength or violence; violently; furiously; suddenly; at once. What, when we fled amain. – Milton. Let go amain, in seamen's language, or strike amain, is to let fall or lower at once. – Mar. Dict.

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