Full bottom, a hull of such shape as permits carrying a large amount of merchandise.

2. One who assists or supports another in a contest; an abettor; a backer. [Colloq.]

Lord Palmerston considered himself the bottleholder of oppressed states.
The London Times.

(Bot"tle-nose`) n. (Zoöl.)

1. A cetacean of the Dolphin family, of several species, as Delphinus Tursio and Lagenorhyncus leucopleurus, of Europe.

2. The puffin.

(Bot"tle-nosed`) a. Having the nose bottle-shaped, or large at the end. Dickens.

(Bot"tler) n. One who bottles wine, beer, soda water, etc.

(Bot"tle*screw`) n. A corkscrew. Swift.

(Bot"tling) (bot"tling) n. The act or the process of putting anything into bottles (as beer, mineral water, etc.) and corking the bottles.

(Bot"tom) n. [OE. botum, botme, AS. botm; akin to OS. bodom, D. bodem, OHG. podam, G. boden, Icel. botn, Sw. botten, Dan. bund L. fundus Gr. pyqmh`n Skr. budhna and Ir. bonn sole of the foot, W. bon stem, base. &radic257. Cf. 4th Found, Fund, n.]

1. The lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.

Or dive into the bottom of the deep.

2. The part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of a cask or tub, or the plank floor of a ship's hold; the under surface.

Barrels with the bottom knocked out.

No two chairs were alike; such high backs and low backs and leather bottoms and worsted bottoms.
W. Irving.

3. That upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.

4. The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.

5. The fundament; the buttocks.

6. An abyss. [Obs.] Dryden.

7. Low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low-lying ground; a dale; a valley. "The bottoms and the high grounds." Stoddard.

8. (Naut.) The part of a ship which is ordinarily under water; hence, the vessel itself; a ship.

My ventures are not in one bottom trusted.

Not to sell the teas, but to return them to London in the
same bottoms in which they were shipped.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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