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Origin of beneath
Examples from the Web for beneath
But beneath all the shiny esteem, the 25-year-old Wright led a seedy double life.
His face was partially obscured by a bandana and a baseball cap, from beneath which his long ponytail hung limply.
He may look Top Gun, with his flight suit and aviator shades, but beneath the façade lays a man torn to pieces.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But beneath the surface, Democrats are doing OK—and Tea Party governors may pay the price for failing to moderate.
This beach in Massachusetts closed at 7:30 PM, and beneath the beach prohibitions was another sign reading, “No Dunes.”
Beneath this disguise was concealed a keen knowledge of art, combined with a ferocious skill in bargaining.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
She just rolled out from beneath that boat with a dagger between her teeth!Saboteurs on the River|Mildred A. Wirt
While so engaged, he happened to turn his eye on a couple, who stood a little apart, beneath the shade of an old yew tree.Trevethlan: Volume 1|William Davy Watson
They can now come out of their dens in the ground or beneath the flat stones and lead a more free and active life.Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers|John Burroughs
Beneath some of the arches, the sellers of macaroni and polenta establish their stalls, which are by no means inviting.Pictures from Italy|Charles Dickens
Word Origin for beneath
Old English beneoðan "beneath, under, below," from be- "by" + neoðan "below," originally "from below," from Proto-Germanic *niþar "lower, farther down, down" (see nether). Meaning "unworthy of" is attested from 1849 (purists prefer below in this sense). "The be- gave or emphasized the notion of 'where,' excluding that of 'whence' pertaining to the simple niðan" [OED].