Underpitch
Underpitch Un`der*pitch", v. t. [imp. {Underpight}.] [OE. underpicchen. See {Under}, and {Pitch} to throw, fix.] To fill underneath; to stuff. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He drank and well his girdle underpight. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • underpitch — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: under (I) + pitch, v. : formed by the incomplete intersection of unequal usually cylindrical vaults springing from the same level underpitch groining …   Useful english dictionary

  • underpitch vault — /un deuhr pich / a construction having a central vault intersected by vaults of lower pitch. Also called Welsh vault. See illus. under vault. [UNDER + PITCH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • underpitch vault — /un deuhr pich / a construction having a central vault intersected by vaults of lower pitch. Also called Welsh vault. See illus. under vault. [UNDER + PITCH1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Underpight — Underpitch Un der*pitch , v. t. [imp. {Underpight}.] [OE. underpicchen. See {Under}, and {Pitch} to throw, fix.] To fill underneath; to stuff. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He drank and well his girdle underpight. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Underpight — Un der*pight , imp. of {Underpitch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Welsh vault. — See underpitch vault. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • welsh groin — noun Usage: usually capitalized W : an underpitch groin …   Useful english dictionary

  • welsh vault — noun Usage: usually capitalized W : an underpitch vault see vault illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welsh vault. — See underpitch vault. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

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