mudsill definition

  • noun:
    • 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.

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    • Uneducated, working-class. Low-life, completely disreputable individual.
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