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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up′-and-down′(adj.)

  1. moving alternately up and down.

  2. having an uneven surface.

  3. changeable:

    up-and-down luck.

  4. perpendicular or nearly so:

    a straight up-and-down hillside.

Origin of up-and-down:

1610–20

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