Underbear
Underbear Un`der*bear", v. t. [AS. underberan. See {Under}, and {Bear} to support.] 1. To support; to endure. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To line; to guard; to face; as, cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • underbear — verb a) To support, endure. cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel ― Shakespeare. b) To line, guard or face a material, especially cloth …   Wiktionary

  • underbear — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English underberen, from Old English underberan, from under, adverb + beran to bear more at bear 1. archaic : support, endure 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • underbearing — underbearˈing noun adjective Unassuming • • • Main Entry: ↑under …   Useful english dictionary

  • underborne — adjective see ↑underbear above • • • Main Entry: ↑under …   Useful english dictionary

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