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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Down, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Downed p. pr. & vb. n. Downing.] To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down. [Archaic or Colloq.] “To down proud hearts.”
    I remember how you downed Beauclerk and Hamilton, the wits, once at our house.   --Madame D'Arblay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Downing
      n : United States landscape architect who designed the grounds
          of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)
          [syn: Andrew Jackson Downing]