Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remove soft earth from under a structure, substituting sods cut square and built regularly; underpin. [Scotch.] Imp. Dict.

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  • Gedeeft gouf hien eréischt zwee Joer méi spéit, wat deemols ongewéinlech spéit war.

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  • August 1862, als éischt vu fënnef Kanner, gouf de Claude Debussy als Jong vum Manuel-Achille Debussy a sénger Fra Victorine agedroen.

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  • The minnit arter it seemed to deepen suddintly, as if thur wur a hollow in the parairy: I heerd the mar give a loud gouf, an 'then go down, till I wur up to the waist.

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