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  1. underbearverb

    To support, endure.

  2. underbearverb

    To line, guard or face a material, especially cloth.

    cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel Shakespeare.

  3. Etymology: From underberen, from underberan, equivalent to under- + beran. More at under-, bear.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Underbearverb

    Etymology: under and bear.

    What reverence he did throw away on slaves?
    Wooing poor craftsmen with the craft of smiles,
    And patient underbearing of his fortune. William Shakespeare.

    The dutchess of Milan’s gown; not like your cloth of gold, set with pearls, down-sleeves, side-sleeves, and skirts round, underborne with a bluish tinsel. William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Noth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underbearverb

    to support; to endure

  2. Underbearverb

    to line; to guard; to face; as, cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underbear

    un-dėr-bār′, v.t. (Shak.) to support, to endure, to line.—n. Un′derbearer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbear in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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