The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #166606   Message #4007965
Posted By: EBarnacle
08-Sep-19 - 11:17 PM
Thread Name: The nautical meaning of 'down the hill'
Subject: RE: The nautical meaning of 'down the hill'
In three score and ten, I believe down refers to riding the prevailing wind, as in "Downeast" for Maine.