bottom (n.) Old form(s): bottome
depths
2H4 IV.ii.51[Prince John to Hastings] You are too shallow ... / To sound the bottom of the after-times
Cym IV.ii.204[Belarius to Arviragus and Guiderius] O melancholy, / Who ever yet could sound thy bottom
Luc.1109[] mirth doth search the bottom of annoy
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