Amain

Definition of Amain

A`main´
adv.1.With might; with full force; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
They on the hill, which were not yet come to blows, perceiving the fewness of their enemies, came down amain.
- Milton.
That striping giant, ill-bred and scoffing, shouts amain.
- T. Parker.
2.At full speed; in great haste; also, at once.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.
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