Definitions

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  • v. to reach the bottom, to reach the nadir or low point.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. reach the low point
  • v. hit the ground

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Examples

  • “Now I feel,” he said cautiously and intensely, “that if you and me was mates, we could put any damn mortal thing through, if we had to knock the bottom out of the blanky show to do it.”

    Kangaroo

  • "If someone knew in advance when Ho-Pak stock'd bottom out and either bank, or both, were launching a bail-out operation, that person could make a fortune."

    Noble House

  • Three torpedoes, striking in quick succession amidships on the starboard side, ripped the bottom out of Royal Oak.

    Castles of Steel

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