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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bottom  \Bot"tom\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bottomed}  (?);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Bottoming}.] 
  1.  To  found  or  build  upon  to  fix  upon  as  a  support;  -- 
  followed  by  on  or  upon 
 
  Action  is  supposed  to  be  bottomed  upon  principle. 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  Those  false  and  deceiving  grounds  upon  which  many 
  bottom  their  eternal  state].  --South. 
 
  2.  To  furnish  with  a  bottom;  as  to  bottom  a  chair. 
 
  3.  To  reach  or  get  to  the  bottom  of  --Smiles. 




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