Underactor to Underlay
(Un"der*ac`tor) n. A subordinate actor.
(Un"der-age`) a. Not having arrived at adult age, or at years of discretion; hence, raw; green; immature; boyish; childish.
I myself have loved a lady, and pursued her with a great deal of under-age protestation.J. Webster.
(Un"der*a`gent) n. A subordinate agent.
(Un`der*aid") v. t. To aid clandestinely. [Obs.]
(Un"der-arm) a. (Cricket) Done (as bowling) with the arm not raised above the elbow, that
is, not swung far out from the body; underhand. Cf. Over-arm and Round- Arm.
(Un"der*back`) n. (Brewing) A vessel which receives the wort as it flows from the mashing
(Un`der*bear") v. t. [AS. underberan. See Under, and Bear to support.]
1. To support; to endure. [Obs.] Shak.
2. To line; to guard; to face; as, cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel. [Obs.] Shak.
(Un"der*bear`er) n. One who supports or sustains; especially, at a funeral, one of those
who bear the copse, as distinguished from a bearer, or pallbearer, who helps to hold up the pall.
(Un`der*bid") v. t. To bid less than, as when a contract or service is offered to the lowest
bidder; to offer to contract, sell, or do for a less price than.
(Un`der*bind") v. t. To bind beneath. Fairfax.
(Un"der*board`) adv. Under the board, or table; hence, secretly; unfairly; underhand. See the
Note under Aboveboard.
(Un`der*brace) v. t. To brace, fasten, or bind underneath or below. Cowper.
1. A lower branch.
2. A twig or branchlet. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Un"der*bred`) a. Not thoroughly bred; ill-bred; as, an underbred fellow. Goldsmith.
(Un"der*brush`) n. Shrubs, small trees, and the like, in a wood or forest, growing beneath
large trees; undergrowth.
(Un"der*build`er) n. A subordinate or assistant builder.
An underbuilder in the house of God.Jer. Taylor.
(Un"der*build`ing), n. Same as Substruction.
(Un`der*buy") v. t. To buy at less than the real value or worth; to buy cheaper than. [R.] J.
(Un`der*cast") v. t. To cast under or beneath.