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The lowest part of anything.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
1881, (w), ''(w)'', chapter 19
- a great ship's kettle of iron, with the bottom knocked out
(RQ:Irving Tales of a Travelle)
- No two chairs were alike; such high backs and low backs and leather bottoms and worsted bottoms.
''Footers appear at the bottoms of pages.''
A garment worn to cover below the torso (as opposed to the top)
The base; the fundamental part; basic aspect.
''Where shall we go for a walk? How about Ashcombe Bottom?''
*1751, (w), ''The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', vol. II, ch. 71:
- The horses staled in a small brook that runs in a bottom, betwixt two hills.
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.
The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, or sea.
A cargo vessel, a ship.
- We sail in leaky bottoms and on great and perilous waters; ...
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 second half of an inning, the home team's turn at bat.
''James and Lukas would make a great couple if they weren't both bottoms''.
- the silkworms will fasten themselves, and make their bottoms, which in about fourteen days are finished.
Power of endurance.
Dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
To furnish (something) with a bottom. (defdate)
''to bottom a chair''
To wind (like a ball of thread etc.). (defdate)
*1623, (w), ''Two Gentlemen of Verona'', First Folio, III.2:
- As you vnwinde her loue from him, / Lest it should rauel and be good to none, / You must prouide to bottome it on me.
To establish or found (something) ''on'' or ''upon''. (defdate)
*1790, (w), ''Reflections on the Revolution in France'', Oxford 2009, p. 26:
- But an absurd opinion concerning the king's hereditary right to the crown does not prejudice one that is rational, and bottomed upon solid principles of law and policy.
- those false and deceiving grounds upon which many bottom their eternal state
*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.
''I've never bottomed in my life.''
The lowest or last place or position.
''Those files should go on the bottom shelf.''