Done up
Done Done, p. p. from {Do}, and formerly the infinitive.

1. Performed; executed; finished. [1913 Webster]

2. It is done or agreed; let it be a match or bargain; -- used elliptically. [1913 Webster]

{Done brown}, a phrase in cookery; applied figuratively to one who has been thoroughly deceived, cheated, or fooled. [Colloq.]

{Done for}, tired out; used up; collapsed; destroyed; dead; killed. [Colloq.]

{Done up}. (a) Wrapped up. (b) Worn out; exhausted. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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