base, low, shoddy


: rfquotek|Ure

: The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.

*: The trebles squeak for fear, the bases roar.

*: bakers in their linen bases

: rfquotek|Lyman

*: Firstly, I continue to base most species treatments on personally collected material, rather than on herbarium plants.

*: Apart from time taken out during radio- and chemotherapy, Maurs continued to participate in POW. She would base a flyer in a double balance and make the audience laugh with her clowning antics for two more shows.

*: The cedar stoops not to the base shrubs foot.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: If thou livest in paine and sorrow, thy base courage is the cause of it, To die there wanteth but will.

*: a pleasant and base swain

*: a cruel act of a base and a cowardish mind

*: base ingratitude

: base coin;  base bullion

*: Why bastard? wherefore base?

: base Latin

: rfquotek|Fuller

: the base tone of a violin

: A base estate is one held by services not honourable, or held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant is a base tenant.

*: to run the country base

*: So ran they all, as they had bene at bace, / They being chased that did others chase.

: low spirits

: I felt low at Christmas with no family to celebrate with.

: Food prices are lower in a supermarket than in a luxury department store.

: ux|en|Generally, European men have lower voices than their Indian counterparts.

: ux|en|They spoke in low voices so I would not hear what they were saying.

: ux|en|Why would you want to play heavy metal at such a low volume?

: ux|en|Now that was low even for you!

: a person of low mind

: a low trick or stratagem

: a low pulse

: made low by sickness

: the low northern latitudes

*: Why but to keep ye low and ignorant?

*: In comparison of these divine writers, the noblest wits of the heathen world are low and dull.

: a low diet

: You have achieved a new low in behavior, Frank.

: Economic growth has hit a new low.

: He is in a low right now

: Shift out of low before the car gets to eight miles per hour.

: He got the brand new Yankees jersey for the low.

*: Can sing both high and low.

: to speak low

*: The ... odorous wind / Breathes low between the sunset and the moon.

: He sold his wheat low.

*: In that part of the world which was first inhabited, even as low down as Abrahams time, they wandered with their flocks and herds.

: The moon runs low, i.e. comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.

: rfquotek|Jonathan Swift

: The cattle were lowing.

*: The lowing herd wind slowly oer the lea.

: rfquotek|Burns

: A barrow or Low, such as were usually cast up over the bodies of eminent Captains. (Robert Plot, The natural history of Staffordshire, 1686; cited after OED).

: And some they brought the brown lint-seed, and flung it down from the Low. (Mary Howitt, Ballads and other poems 1847)

: Do not settle for shoddy knives if you are serious about cooking.

*: To fill contracts for hundreds of thousands of uniforms, textile manufacturers compressed the fibers of recycled woolen goods into a material called “shoddy”.

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