Definitions

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  • n. A series of people or things considered as representing progressively lower levels of a series or whole.

Etymologies

From lower +‎ -archy, after hierarchy (punningly interpreting the first element as higher). (Wiktionary)

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  • The ass end of a hierarchy.

    July 14, 2008