bottom (n.) Old form(s): Bottome
total extent, basis, foundation
1H4 IV.i.50[Hotspur to all, of using all their forces at once] therein should we read / The very bottom and the soul of hope
MM I.i.78[Escalus to Angelo] it concerns me / To look into the bottom of my place
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