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The lowest part of anything.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
(RQ:Stevenson Treasure Island)
(RQ:Irving Tales of a Travelle)
- No two chairs were alike; such high backs and low backs and leather bottoms and worsted bottoms.
Spirits poured into a glass before adding water.
''a soda and a bottom of brandy''
The far end of somewhere.
Power of endurance.
2017, Les Savage, ''The Teton Bunch: A Western Trio''
- This was why Dee had always ridden a buckskin; a man following his kind of trails needed a horse with bottom, and a line-back like this one never wore out.
The base; the fundamental part; basic aspect.
(RQ:Smollett Peregrine Pickle)
1812, (w), ''Sketches of Louisiana''
- the bottoms and the high grounds
Low-lying land near a river with alluvial soil.
The buttocks or anus.
The lowest part of a container.
A cargo vessel, a ship.
- We sail in leaky bottoms and on great and perilous waters; ...
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
November 8, 1773, name not given Bancroft, in ''Boston Post-Boy''
- Not to sell the teas, but to return them to London in the same bottoms in which they were shipped.
- the silkworms will fasten themselves, and make their bottoms, which in about fourteen days are finished.
To furnish (something) with a bottom. (defdate)
To pour spirits into (a glass to be topped up with water).
''Dirge of the Drinker'', in 1866, ''The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art'' (page 645)
- We shall bid that thoughtful waiter place beside him, near and handy, / Large supplies of soda water, tumblers bottomed well with brandy, (..)
To wind (like a ball of thread etc.). (defdate)
(RQ:Shakespeare Two Gentlemen of Verona)
To establish or found (something) ''on'' or ''upon''. (defdate)
(RQ:Burke Revolution in France)
(RQ:South Twelve Sermons)
*2001, United States Congress House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, ''Executive Orders and Presidential Directives'', p.59:
- Moreover, the Supreme Court has held that the President must obey outstanding executive orders, even when bottomed on the Constitution, until they are revoked.
To lie on the bottom of; to underlie, to lie beneath. (defdate)
*1989, B Mukherjee, ''Jasmine'':
- My first night in America was spent in a motel with plywood over its windows, its pool bottomed with garbage sacks.
To be based or grounded. (defdate)
c. 1703'', (w), ''Some Thoughts Concerning Reading and Study for a Gentleman''
- Find out upon what foundation any proposition advanced bottoms.
To reach or strike against the bottom of something, so as to impede free action. (defdate)
To reach the bottom of something.
Relating to the genitals.
The thread wound into balls.