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.
adj : made to fall (as by striking or cutting or shooting or by
illness or exhaustion); "the felled boxer lay stretched
on the canvas"; "felled trees covered the hillside";
"the downed oxen lay panting in the heat"; "a downed
deer" [syn: felled] [ant: unfelled]