from The Century Dictionary.
- To support; endure. To line; make or put in a background for.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To support; to endure.
- transitive verb obsolete To line; to guard; to face.
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- verb To
- verb of cloth To
line, guardor facea material, especially cloth.
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From Middle English underberen ("to support"), from Old English underberan ("to support, endure"), equivalent to under- + beran ("to bear"). More at under-, bear.
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