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 for Down the sound
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Down \Down\, prep. [From Down, adv.]
     1. In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower
        place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down
        a hill; down a well.
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     2. Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as,
        to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
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     Down the country, toward the sea, or toward the part where
        rivers discharge their waters into the ocean.
     Down the sound, in the direction of the ebbing tide; toward
        the sea.
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