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  • v. Present participle of underprop.

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Examples

  • Presently the establishment of the merchants Birkin lay before us, an establishment of curious aspect, since it constituted, rather, a conglomeration of appendages to a main building of ground floor and attics, with four windows facing on to the street, and a series of underpropping annexes.

    Through Russia

  • Nor has it station; it needs no standing ground as if inadequate to its own sustaining; what calls for such underpropping is the soulless, some material mass that must be based or fall.

    The Six Enneads.

  • In a few years after, parliament made what my Lord Bacon calls an underpropping aB of the benevolence, by or - daining that the fums, which any perfon had agreed to pay, might be levied by the ordinary courfe of law.

    An historical view of the English government, : from the settlement of the Saxons in Britain to the accession, of the House of Stewart.

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