pour down

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Verb[edit]

pour down (third-person singular simple present pours down, present participle pouring down, simple past and past participle poured down)

  1. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
    • 1922 February, James Joyce, Ulysses, Paris: Shakespeare & Co.; Sylvia Beach, OCLC 560090630; republished London: Published for the Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris, October 1922, OCLC 2297483:
      Episode 12, The Cyclops
      A torrential rain poured down from the floodgates of the angry heavens upon the bared heads of the assembled multitude which numbered at the lowest computation five hundred thousand persons.

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(to rain very heavily):

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