the cheapest sill, block, or wood encouraging a building, positioned at or below ground level.
the cheapest sill of a structure, typically put into or on the floor.
a really reasonable or dirty place/state; the nadir of one thing (see very cheap)
someone of low condition or humble provenance.
The lowest sill of a structure, frequently embedded into the earth; the lowest timber of a property; also, that sill or timber of a bridge which will be set at the bottom associated with the liquid. See sill.
Fig.: someone associated with the most affordable stratum of society; -- a phrase of opprobrium or contempt.
the best sill of a structure, resting on the ground.
A lowborn, ignorant, contemptible individual.
particularly, the bed-piece or bottom wood of a dam placed over the stream and often resting on stones or perhaps in dirt.