(Un"der*mast`ed) a. (Naut.) Having masts smaller than the usual dimension; — said of vessels. Totten.

(Un"der*mas`ter) n. A master subordinate to the principal master; an assistant master.

(Un"der*match`) n. One who is not a match for another. Fuller.

(Un"der*meal`) n. [AS. under under + ml part or portion; cf. AS. underml midday. See Under, Meal a part, and cf. Undern.]

1. The inferior, or after, part of the day; the afternoon. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

In undermeals and in mornings.

2. Hence, something occurring or done in the afternoon; esp., an afternoon meal; supper; also, an afternoon nap; a siesta. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

Another great supper, or undermeal, was made ready for them, coming home from ditching and plowing.

I think I am furnished with Cattern [Catharine] pears for one undermeal.
B. Jonson.

In a narrower limit than the forty years' undermeal of the seven sleepers.

(Un`der*mine") v. t.

1. To excavate the earth beneath, or the part of, especially for the purpose of causing to fall or be overthrown; to form a mine under; to sap; as, to undermine a wall.

A vast rock undermined from one end to the other, and a highway running through it.

2. Fig.: To remove the foundation or support of by clandestine means; to ruin in an underhand way; as, to undermine reputation; to undermine the constitution of the state.

He should be warned who are like to undermine him.

(Un`der*min"er) n. One who undermines.

(Un`der*min"is*ter) v. t. To serve, or minister to, in a subordinate relation. [Obs.] Wyclif.

(Un`der*min"is*try) n. A subordinate or inferior ministry. Jer. Taylor.

(Un"der*mirth`) n. Suppressed or concealed mirth. [Obs.] The Coronation.

(Un`der*mon"eyed) a. Bribed. [R.] Fuller.

(Un"der*most) a. [From Under; cf. Aftermost.] Lowest, as in place, rank, or condition. Addison.

(Un"dern) n. [AS. undern; akin to OS. undorn, OHG. untarn, untorn, Icel. undorn mid afternoon, mid forenoon, Goth. undaúrnimats the midday meal. Cf. Undermeal, Undertime.] The time between; the time between sunrise and noon; specifically, the third hour of the day, or nine o'clock in the morning,

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